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li·ti·gious

 (lĭ-tĭj′əs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or characterized by litigation.
2. Tending to engage in lawsuits.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin lītigiōsus, from lītigium, dispute, from lītigāre, to quarrel; see litigate.]

li·ti′gious·ly adv.
li·ti′gious·ness n.
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litigious

(lɪˈtɪdʒəs)
adj
1. (Law) excessively ready to go to law
2. (Law) of or relating to litigation
3. inclined to dispute or disagree
[C14: from Latin lītigiōsus quarrelsome, from lītigium strife]
liˈtigiously adv
liˈtigiousness n
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li•ti•gious

(lɪˈtɪdʒ əs)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to litigation.
2. subject or open to litigation.
3. inclined to litigate: a litigious person.
4. inclined to dispute or disagree; argumentative.
[1350–1400; < Latin lītigiōsus contentious <lītigi(um) a quarrel (see litigate, -ium1)]
li•ti′gious•ly, adv.
li•ti′gious•ness, li•ti`gi•os′i•ty (-ˌtɪdʒ iˈɒs ɪ ti) n.
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litigious

Tending to initiate lawsuits frequently or too readily.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.litigious - of or relating to litigation
2.litigious - inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits; "a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit"
argumentative - given to or characterized by argument; "an argumentative discourse"; "argumentative to the point of being cantankerous"; "an intelligent but argumentative child"
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litigious

adjective contentious, belligerent, argumentative, quarrelsome, disputatious They are probably the most litigious people in the world.
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litigious

adjective
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Translations

litigious

[lɪˈtɪdʒəs] ADJlitigioso
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litigious

adjprozesssüchtig; a litigious personjd, der ständig Prozesse führt, ein Prozesshansel m (inf)
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The physician with his theory, rather obtained from than corrected by experiments on the human constitution; the pious, self- denying, laborious, and ill-paid missionary; the half-educated, litigious, envious, and disreputable lawyer, with his counterpoise, a brother of the profession, of better origin and of better character; the shiftless, bargaining, discontented seller of his “betterments;” the plausible carpenter, and most of the others, are more familiar to all who have ever dwelt in a new country.
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