[ kuh n-flik-ting ]
/ kənˈflɪk tɪŋ /


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


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Origin of conflicting

First recorded in 1600–10; conflict + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM conflicting

con·flict·ing·ly, adverbnon·con·flict·ing, adjectiveun·con·flict·ing, adjectiveun·con·flict·ing·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences 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

/ (kənˈflɪktɪŋ) /


clashing; contradictoryconflicting rumours

Derived forms of conflicting

conflictingly, adverb
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