quarrelsomeness
noun see quarrelsome

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • quarrelsomeness — index contention (opposition) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Quarrelsomeness — Quarrelsome Quar rel*some, a. Apt or disposed to quarrel; given to brawls and contention; easily irritated or provoked to contest; irascible; choleric. [1913 Webster] Syn: Pugnacious; irritable; irascible; brawling; choleric; fiery; petulant.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quarrelsomeness — noun the quality of being quarrelsome …   Wiktionary

  • quarrelsomeness — quar·rel·some·ness || kwÉ‘rÉ™lsÉ™mnɪs / kwÉ’r n. state of being inclined to quarrel, argumentativeness, contentiousness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quarrelsomeness — quar·rel·some·ness …   English syllables

  • quarrelsomeness — noun an inclination to be quarrelsome and contentious • Syn: ↑contentiousness • Derivationally related forms: ↑contentious (for: ↑contentiousness), ↑quarrelsome • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • contentiousness — noun an inclination to be quarrelsome and contentious • Syn: ↑quarrelsomeness • Derivationally related forms: ↑contentious, ↑quarrelsome (for: ↑quarrelsomeness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pugnacity — Pug*nac i*ty, n. [L. pugnacitas: cf. F. pugnacit[ e].] Inclination or readiness to fight; quarrelsomeness. A national pugnacity of character. Motley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quarrelsome — adjective Date: 1596 apt or disposed to quarrel in an often petty manner ; contentious Synonyms: see belligerent • quarrelsomely adverb • quarrelsomeness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Christina Hoff Sommers — Courtesy of the American Enterprise Institute Born 1950 Petaluma, California, USA …   Wikipedia

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