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Contentious

The Bible

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Contentious

CONTENTIOUS, adjective

1. Apt to contend; given to angry debate; quarrelsome; perverse.

A continual dropping in a rainy day, and a contentious woman are alike. Proverbs 27:15.

2. Relating to contention in law; relating to litigation; having power to decide causes between contending parties; as a court of contentious jurisdiction.

3. Exciting or adapted to provoke contention or disputes; as a contentious subject.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Contentiously

CONTENTIOUSLY, adverb In a contentious manner; quarrelsomely; perversely.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Contentiousness

CONTENTIOUSNESS, noun A disposition to contend; proneness to contest; perverseness; quarrelsomeness.