litigiousness


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li·ti·gious

 (lĭ-tĭj′əs)
adj.
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.]

li·ti′gious·ly adv.
li·ti′gious·ness n.
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litigiousness

1. an inclination to dispute or disagree with others, esp. through civil suits.
2. argumentativeness. — litigious, adj.
See also: Behavior
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.litigiousness - a quarrelsome disposition to engage in or carry on lawsuits; "charges of litigiousness and widespread perjury"
contentiousness, quarrelsomeness - an inclination to be quarrelsome and contentious
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litigiousness

noun
The quality or state of being argumentative:
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References in classic literature ?
Would you say `most,' I replied, when you consider that there is a further stage of the evil in which a man is not only a life-long litigant, passing all his days in the courts, either as plaintiff or defendant, but is actually led by his bad taste to pride himself on his litigiousness; he imagines that he is a master in dishonesty; able to take every crooked turn, and wriggle into and out of every hole, bending like a withy and getting out of the way of justice: and all for what?--in order to gain small points not worth mentioning, he not knowing that so to order his life as to be able to do without a napping judge is a far higher and nobler sort of thing.
"As a private businessman, Trump routinely used his well-known litigiousness and the threat of lawsuits to intimidate others, but he will find that Congress will not be deterred from carrying out its constitutional responsibilities," they said.
The simple truth, among others, is that our litigating population is expanding, at the same time that legal literacy is fast gaining ground, breeding litigiousness and law suits.
Respondent-father cross-appealed, challenging the District Court's findings of fact regarding each parties' litigiousness and credibility.
The commission noted that Key Risk's own chosen examiner found no evidence of malingering and said that its refusal to pay was unreasonable and "constituted stubborn, unfounded litigiousness."
Reinforcing the loner trope, one neighbor said the 'weird' Paddock had 'kept to himself'; living next to him was 'like living next to nothing.' It has also been revealed that in 2012, Paddock sued for negligence a Las Vegas hotel where he had fallen; litigiousness can be a hallmark of the resentful and paranoid.
Reinforcing the loner trope, one neighbour said that the "weird" Paddock "kept to himself"; living next to him was "like living next to nothing." It has also been revealed that in 2012, Paddock filed a negligence lawsuit against a Las Vegas hotel where he had fallen; litigiousness can be a hallmark of the resentful and paranoid.
For years I've loathed the American culture of litigiousness, which has only gotten worse since the infamous Liebeck v.
With its history of litigiousness, it would be a surprise, if Apple does not take up the matter.
Beginning in 1973, judges and academics raised attention--indeed, alarm--regarding the litigiousness of American society based on the perceived explosion of civil litigation that was burying the courts.
* an increased litigiousness, with fear of lawsuits if a child gets hurt
Our society's increased litigiousness means that malpractice lawsuits and other punitive actions directed against such "outliers" have become the preferred way of medical quality control and assurance.