disputatious[ dis-pyoo-tey-shuh s ]SEE DEFINITION OF disputatious
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISPUTATIOUS
Even in repose there was about him something talkative and disputatious.
Those who are skilled (in the Tao) do not dispute (about it); the disputatious are not skilled in it.
Liberty there was, but it was a disputatious, an uncertain, an ill-secured liberty.
He had a rather mad look in his eye and a disputatious manner.
He is generally arrogant, disputatious, autocratic, and ambitious.
Benvolio, a cantankerous, disputatious gentleman in "Romeo and Juliet."
He says that the Sophist is a disputatious man who challenges every one for speaking falsehood.
What had become of his disputatious and learned associates that not one of them stood up to plead for the life of Socrates now?
"Don't call it grog," retorted Mat, with two disputatious taps on the rim of the glass.
Never did there exist a man of talent so insupportably obstinate, so disputatious, or so unamiable in society.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DISPUTATIOUS
- easily offended
- out of humor
- have chip on shoulder