Antonyms
Etymology

1. quarrelsome

adjective. ['ˈkwɔrəlsəm'] given to quarreling.

Antonyms

  • noncontentious

Etymology

  • -some (English)
  • σῶμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • quarrel (English)
  • querele (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Quarrelsome

  • adventuresome
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  • atheism
  • awesome
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  • bassam
  • beanblossom
  • belkacem
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  • bloxham
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  • bransom
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Example sentences of the word quarrelsome


1. Adjective
The Oscar fish is a sometimes aggressive breed; it is not uncommon to see quarrelsome behavior.

Quotes containing the word quarrelsome


1. Great understanding is broad and unhurried; little understanding is cramped and busy. Great words are clear and limpid; little words are shrill and quarrelsome.
- Chuang Chou

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