Definitions

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  • adj. Tending to dispute.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Disposed to dispute; inclined to cavil or to reason in opposition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Given to or characterized by disputation; disputatious; argumentative.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits

Etymologies

From Latin disputativus ("pertaining to a dispute") (Wiktionary)

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