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disputatious

dis·pu·ta·tious

disputatious

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs py teI shs
part of speech: adjective
definition: inclined to quarrel or provoke dispute; argumentative.
Some members of his own party find the senator excessively disputatious and difficult to work with.
similar words:
controversial, litigious, quarrelsome
derivations: disputative (adj.), disputatiously (adv.), disputatiousness (n.)