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1. contentious

adjective. ['kənˈtɛnʃəs'] involving or likely to cause controversy.

Antonyms

  • noncompetitive

Etymology

  • contentiosus (Latin)
  • contentio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Contentious

  • unpretentious
  • conscientious
  • tendentious
  • pretentious

How do you pronounce contentious?

Pronounce contentious as kənˈtɛnʃəs.

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Sentences with contentious


1. Adjective
The ministry of the prophet has been one of the most contentious among Pentecostals.

2. contentious

adjective. ['kənˈtɛnʃəs'] inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits.

Synonyms

  • argumentative
  • disputatious
  • combative
  • disputative

Antonyms

  • unaggressive
  • noncontentious
  • unchallengeable
  • stipulatory

Etymology

  • contentiosus (Latin)
  • contentio (Latin)
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