conflicting

[ kuh n-flik-ting ]
/ kənˈflɪk tɪŋ /

adjective

being in conflict or disagreement; not compatible: conflicting viewpoints.

Nearby words

  1. conflation,
  2. conflict,
  3. conflict of interest,
  4. conflict of laws,
  5. conflicted,
  6. conflictual,
  7. confluence,
  8. confluence of sinuses,
  9. confluent,
  10. confluent and reticulate papillomatosis

Origin of conflicting

First recorded in 1600–10; conflict + -ing2

Related formscon·flict·ing·ly, adverbnon·con·flict·ing, adjectiveun·con·flict·ing, adjectiveun·con·flict·ing·ly, adverb

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Examples from the Web for conflictingly

  • Alas, the memory of a people is short, even as the wisdom of a proverb is conflictingly two-edged.



British Dictionary definitions for conflictingly

conflicting

/ (kənˈflɪktɪŋ) /

adjective

clashing; contradictoryconflicting rumours
Derived Formsconflictingly, adverb

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