conflicting

adjective con·flict·ing \ kən-ˈflik-tiŋ \
Updated on: 12 May 2018

Definition of conflicting

: being in conflict, collision, or opposition : incompatible
  • conflicting theories

conflictingly

play \kən-ˈflik-tiŋ-lē, -ˌflik-\ adverb

Examples of conflicting in a Sentence

  1. conflicting reports from the witnesses at the scene

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First Known Use of conflicting

1592

in the meaning defined above

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