disputatious

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dis·pu·ta·tious

 (dĭs′pyə-tā′shəs)
adj.
Inclined to dispute. See Synonyms at argumentative.

dis′pu·ta′tious·ly adv.
dis′pu·ta′tious·ness n.

disputatious

(ˌdɪspjʊˈteɪʃəs) or

disputative

adj
inclined to argument
ˌdispuˈtatiously, disˈputatively adv
ˌdispuˈtatiousness, disˈputativeness n

dis•pu•ta•tious

(ˌdɪs pyʊˈteɪ ʃəs)

also dis•put•a•tive

(dɪˈspyu tə tɪv)

adj.
fond of or given to disputation; argumentative; contentious.
[1650–60]
dis`pu•ta′tious•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disputatious - inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits; "a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit"
argumentative - given to or characterized by argument; "an argumentative discourse"; "argumentative to the point of being cantankerous"; "an intelligent but argumentative child"

disputatious

adjective
Translations

disputatious

[ˌdɪspjuːˈteɪʃəs] ADJdiscutidor, disputador

disputatious