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- adj. Marked by dissensions; contentious
- adj. dissenting
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Marked by dissensions; apt to breed discord; quarrelsome; contentious; factious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of the nature of dissension; given to dissension; contentious; quarrelsome.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
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For they proved the city great and not small, and rendered it harmonious and not dissentious, and erected the walls instead of pulling them down.
Eloquence, will, from these steppes, likelie enough presume, by like pride, to mount hier, to the misliking of greater matters: that is either in Religion, to haue a dissentious head, or in the common wealth, to haue a factious hart: as I knew one
512: That fill his eares with such dissentious Rumors.
What, again, shall be said of the two following, where Coriolanus snaps off his fierce scorn of the multitude? ” “What's the matter, you dissentious rogues,