contradictious

adjective

con·​tra·​dic·​tious ˌkän-trə-ˈdik-shəs How to pronounce contradictious (audio)
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: given to or marked by contradiction : contrary

Word History

Etymology

contradict + -ious

First Known Use

1604, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of contradictious was in 1604

Dictionary Entries Near contradictious

Cite this Entry

“Contradictious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contradictious. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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