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  1. contentious:


Detailed Translations for contentious from English to Dutch


Translation Matrix for contentious:

AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- combative; disputatious; disputative; litigious
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- disputable; in litigation; litigious

Related Words for "contentious":

  • contentiousness, contentiously

Synonyms for "contentious":

Related Definitions for "contentious":

  1. involving or likely to cause controversy1
    • a central and contentious element of the book1
  2. inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits1
    • a style described as abrasive and contentious1

Wiktionary Translations for contentious:

  1. given to struggling
  2. marked by controversy

Cross Translation:
contentious kibbelziek; kribbig; ruzieachtig; twistziek acariâtre — D’un tempérament grincheux, aigri et fâcheux.
contentious militant; strijdlustig; vechtlustig batailleur — Qui aimer à batailler.