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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: contentious(0.01244 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to contentious.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree,
even to engage in law suits; “a style described as
abrasive and contentious”; “a disputatious lawyer”; “a
litigious and acrimonious spirit” [syn: disputatious,
2: involving or likely to cause controversy; “a central and
contentious element of the book”- Tim W.Ferfuson
3: having or showing a ready disposition to fight; “bellicose
young officers”; “a combative impulse”; “a contentious
nature” [syn: battleful, bellicose, combative]
English → English (gcide)
Contentious \Con*ten"tious\, a. [L. contentiosus: cf. F.
1. Fond of contention; given to angry debate; provoking
dispute or contention; quarrelsome.
Despotic and contentious temper. --Macaulay.
2. Relating to contention or strife; involving or
characterized by contention. --Spenser.
More cheerful, though not less contentious, regions.
3. (Law) Contested; litigated; litigious; having power to
Contentious jurisdiction (Eng. Eccl. Law), jurisdiction
over matters in controversy between parties, in
contradistinction to voluntary jurisdiction, or that
exercised upon matters not opposed or controverted.
Syn: Quarrelsome; pugnacious; dissentious; wrangling;
litigious; perverse; peevish. -- Con*ten"tious*ly,
adv. -- Con*ten"tious*ness, n.