disputatious Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits
combative; contentious; litigious; disputative.
- a style described as abrasive and contentious
- a disputatious lawyer
- a litigious and acrimonious spirit
Inclined to dispute; apt to civil or controvert; characterized by dispute; as, a. disputatiousperson or temper
The Christian doctrine of a future life was no recommendation of the new religion to the wits and philosophers of that disputations period. Buckminster.--
Dis`pu*ta"tious*ly, adv. -- Dis`pu*ta"tious*ness, n.