Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


Displaying 1 result(s) from the 1913 edition:
Disputatious (Page: 431)

Dis`pu*ta"tious (?), a. Inclined to dispute; apt to civil or controvert; characterized by dispute; as, a disputatious person or temper.

The Christian doctrine of a future life was no recommendation of the new religion to the wits and philosophers of that disputations period. Buckminster.
-- Dis`pu*ta"tious*ly, adv. -- Dis`pu*ta"tious*ness, n.