Synonyms for contentiouskənˈtɛn ʃəs

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  1. contentious, combative, disputatious, disputative, litigious(adj)

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

    Synonyms:
    bellicose, agonistic, battleful, agonistical, litigious, disputative, combative, disputatious, contentious

    Antonyms:
    unargumentative, uncontroversial, noncontroversial

  2. contentious(adj)

    involving or likely to cause controversy

    Synonyms:
    litigious, disputatious, combative, disputative

    Antonyms:
    unargumentative, uncontroversial, noncontroversial


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  • свадлив, споренBulgarian
  • controvertit, contenciósCatalan, Valencian
  • spornýCzech
  • streitsüchtig, umstrittenGerman
  • belicoso, camorrista, controvertido, provocador, pendenciero, contenciosoSpanish
  • riidanhaluinen, riitaisa, kiistanalainenFinnish
  • bagarreur, provocateur, batailleur, agressif, controversé, chamailleur, combatif, belliqueux, querelleurFrench
  • conspóideachIrish
  • veszekedő, pörlekedő, vitatott, vitásHungarian
  • bellicoso, provocatore, controverso, aggressivoItalian
  • kūraruraruMāori
  • provocateur, agressief, ruziemaker, strijdlustig, omstreden, vechtjas, aangevochtenDutch
  • spornyPolish
  • controverso, conflituosoPortuguese
  • дискуссионный, любящий спорить, спорный, вздорный, придирчивыйRussian
  • omstridd, omtvistad, bråkigSwedish
  • mücâdeleci, çekişmeli, kavgacı, tartışmalıTurkish

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