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1. Of, relating to, or characterized by litigation.
2. Tending to engage in lawsuits.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin lītigiōsus, from lītigium, dispute, from lītigāre, to quarrel; see litigate.]
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1. (Law) excessively ready to go to law
2. (Law) of or relating to litigation
3. inclined to dispute or disagree
[C14: from Latin lītigiōsus quarrelsome, from lītigium strife]
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1. of or pertaining to litigation.
2. subject or open to litigation.
3. inclined to litigate: a litigious person.
4. inclined to dispute or disagree; argumentative.
li•ti′gious•ness, li•ti`gi•os′i•ty (-ˌtɪdʒ iˈɒs ɪ ti) n.
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Tending to initiate lawsuits frequently or too readily.
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|Adj.||1.||litigious - of or relating to litigation|
|2.||litigious - 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"
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adjective contentious, belligerent, argumentative, quarrelsome, disputatious They are probably the most litigious people in the world.
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litigious[lɪˈtɪdʒəs] ADJ → litigioso
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