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What is the Difference between an Argument and a Discussion?

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An argument is defined as 1. "A discussion of differing point of view; 2. A quarrel; a dispute 3. a. A course of reasoning aimed at demonstrating truth of falsehood b. A persuasive reason" To discuss is defined as 1. "To speak with others about; talk over 2. To examine (a subject) in speech or writi...


An argument is usually rigid & to prove a point whereas a discussion is an exchange of ideas

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Discussion is related to outcome frame; the argument is related to the problem frame.


1. Discussion has a final result.. Argument does not have result.. 2. Discussion is process of speaking and listening... in Argument... only speaker... no listener. 3. Discussion brings ppl closer.. Arguments apart them.

Arguments are usually given to support a view. Discussion is done in order to know the pro's and con's of a subject, view, problem, theme.... At the end of discussion one can come to a conclusion.

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Argument is more aggressive approach of discussion, where generally one thinks that his/her point of view is correct, Whereas Discussion is more open talk where one is ready to accept others point of view.

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n argument throws heat; a discussion throws light. One stems from ego and a closed mind whereas the other comes from an open mind. An argument is an exchange of ignorance whereas a discussion is an exchange of knowledge. An argument is an expression of temper whereas a discussion is a lesson...
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n argument throws heat; a discussion throws light. One stems from ego and a closed mind whereas the other comes from an open mind. An argument is an exchange of ignorance whereas a discussion is an exchange of knowledge. An argument is an expression of temper whereas a discussion is a lesson of logic. read less

Argument is talking against or for to the topic, Discussion is talking on the whole and getting a best solution


Argument discusses and contradics statements, discussion , supports views to strenthen

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Argument is the result of difference of opinions and is generally destructive in nature . Heated argument is called an Altercation. Discussion is something wherein the participants actively listen to each other and patiently come out with their views and suggestions.

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