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Today's word: Contentiouskənˈtɛn ʃəs

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Contentious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contentious, combative, disputatious, disputative, litigious(adj)

    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"

  2. contentious(adj)

    involving or likely to cause controversy

    "a central and contentious element of the book"- Tim W.Ferfuson

Wiktionary

  1. contentious(Adjective)

    Marked by heated arguments or controversy.

  2. contentious(Adjective)

    Given to struggling with others out of jealousy or discord.

  3. Origin: From contentiosus, from contentio, from contendere, past participle contentus; see contend. Confer French contentieux, corresponding to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contentious(adj)

    fond of contention; given to angry debate; provoking dispute or contention; quarrelsome

  2. Contentious(adj)

    relating to contention or strife; involving or characterized by contention

  3. Contentious(adj)

    contested; litigated; litigious; having power to decide controversy

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Contentious in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Contentious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of Contentious

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Translations for Contentious

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • إثارة للخلافArabic
  • свадлив, споренBulgarian
  • controvertit, contenciósCatalan, Valencian
  • sporný, diskutabilníCzech
  • omstridtDanish
  • streitsüchtig, umstrittenGerman
  • φιλόνικοςGreek
  • belicoso, camorrista, controvertido, provocador, pendenciero, contenciosoSpanish
  • riidanhaluinen, riitaisa, kiistanalainen, riidanalainenFinnish
  • bagarreur, provocateur, batailleur, agressif, controversé, chamailleur, combatif, belliqueux, querelleur, contentieuxFrench
  • conspóideachIrish
  • विवादास्पदHindi
  • veszekedő, pörlekedő, vitatott, vitásHungarian
  • kontensiusIndonesian
  • bellicoso, provocatore, controverso, aggressivo, contenziosoItalian
  • שנוי במחלוקתHebrew
  • 争うJapanese
  • ವಿವಾದಾತ್ಮಕKannada
  • 논쟁의Korean
  • ex contentione,Latin
  • kūraruraruMāori
  • provocateur, agressief, ruziemaker, strijdlustig, omstreden, vechtjas, aangevochtenDutch
  • omstridteNorwegian
  • spornyPolish
  • controverso, conflituoso, contenciosaPortuguese
  • litigiosRomanian
  • дискуссионный, любящий спорить, спорный, вздорный, придирчивый, сварливыйRussian
  • omstridd, omtvistad, bråkigSwedish
  • சர்ச்சைக்குரியTamil
  • వివాదస్పదTelugu
  • ที่ถกเถียงกันThai
  • mücâdeleci, çekişmeli, kavgacı, tartışmalıTurkish
  • суперечливийUkrainian
  • cãi nhauVietnamese
  • פרוםYiddish
  • 争议Chinese

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