contradictious

[ kon-truh-dik-shuh s ]
/ ˌkɒn trəˈdɪk ʃəs /
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adjective

inclined to contradict; disputatious.

Nearby words

  1. contracyclical,
  2. contradance,
  3. contradict,
  4. contradiction,
  5. contradiction in terms,
  6. contradictive,
  7. contradictory,
  8. contradistinction,
  9. contradistinguish,
  10. contrafactual

Origin of contradictious

First recorded in 1595–1605; contradict + -ious

Related formscon·tra·dic·tious·ly, adverbcon·tra·dic·tious·ness, nounun·con·tra·dic·tious, adjective

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