contradictious

adjective
con·​tra·​dic·​tious | \ ˌkän-trə-ˈdik-shəs How to pronounce contradictious (audio) \

Definition of contradictious

2 : given to or marked by contradiction : contrary

First Known Use of contradictious

1604, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Contradictious.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contradictious. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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