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disputatiousness


disputatiousness


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Disputatious  \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.