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conflicting


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conflict  \Con*flict"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Conflicted};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Conflicting}.]  [L.  conflictus  p.  p.  of  confligere 
  to  conflict  (cf.  conflictare);  con-  +  fligere  to  strike;  cf 
  Gr  fli`bein,  qli`bein,  to  press,  L.  flagrum  whip.] 
  1.  To  strike  or  dash  together;  to  meet  in  violent  collision; 
  to  collide.  --Shak. 
 
  Fire  and  water  conflicting  together.  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  To  maintain  a  conflict;  to  contend;  to  engage  in  strife  or 
  opposition;  to  struggle. 
 
  A  man  would  be  content  to  .  .  .  conflict  with  great 
  difficulties,  in  hopes  of  a  mighty  reward.  --Abp. 
  Tillotson 
 
  3.  To  be  in  opposition;  to  be  contradictory. 
 
  The  laws  of  the  United  States  and  of  the  individual 
  States  may  in  some  cases,  conflict  with  each  other 
  --Wheaton. 
 
  Syn:  To  fight;  contend;  contest;  resist;  struggle;  combat; 
  strive;  battle. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Conflicting  \Con*flict"ing\,  a. 
  Being  in  conflict  or  collision,  or  in  opposition;  contending; 
  contradictory;  incompatible;  contrary;  opposing. 
 
  Torn  with  sundry  conflicting  passions.  --Bp.  Hurd. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  conflicting 
  adj  1:  in  disagreement;  "the  figures  are  at  odds  with  our 
  findings";  "contradictory  attributes  of  unjust  justice 
  and  loving  vindictiveness"-  John  Morley  [syn:  {at 
  odds(p)},  {contradictory},  {self-contradictory}] 
  2:  on  bad  terms;  "they  were  usually  at  odds  over  politics"; 
  "conflicting  opinions"  [syn:  {at  odds(p)}] 




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