disputatiously
adverb see disputatious

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • disputatiously — disputatious ► ADJECTIVE 1) fond of argument. 2) (of an argument or situation) motivated by or causing strong opinions. DERIVATIVES disputatiously adverb disputatiousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Disputatiously — Disputatious Dis pu*ta tious, a. Inclined to dispute; apt to civil or controvert; characterized by dispute; as, a disputatious person or temper. [1913 Webster] The Christian doctrine of a future life was no recommendation of the new religion to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disputatiously — See disputatious. * * * …   Universalium

  • disputatiously — adverb In a disputatious manner …   Wiktionary

  • disputatiously — adv. contentiously, argumentatively, quarrelsomely …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disputatiously — dis·pu·ta·tious·ly …   English syllables

  • disputatiously — adverb in a disputatious manner • Syn: ↑argumentatively • Derived from adjective: ↑argumentative (for: ↑argumentatively), ↑disputatious …   Useful english dictionary

  • disputatious — disputatiously, adv. disputatiousness, n. /dis pyoo tay sheuhs/, adj. fond of or given to disputation; argumentative; contentious: disputatious litigants. Also, disputative /di spyooh teuh tiv/. [1650 60; DISPUTATI(ON) + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • argumentatively — adverb in a disputatious manner • Syn: ↑disputatiously • Derived from adjective: ↑argumentative, ↑disputatious (for: ↑disputatiously) …   Useful english dictionary

  • disputatious — adjective Date: 1660 1. a. inclined to dispute b. marked by disputation 2. provoking debate ; controversial • disputatiously adverb • disputatiousness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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