conflicting

[ kuh n-flik-ting ]
/ kənˈflɪk tɪŋ /

adjective

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

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decorum

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
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British Dictionary definitions for non-conflicting

conflicting
/ (kənˈflɪktɪŋ) /

adjective

clashing; contradictoryconflicting rumours

Derived forms of conflicting

conflictingly, adverb
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