Litigious



[li-tij-uh s] /lɪˈtɪdʒ əs/

adjective
1.
of or relating to .
2.
excessively or readily inclined to litigate:
a litigious person.
3.
inclined to dispute or disagree; argumentative.
/lɪˈtɪdʒəs/
adjective
1.
excessively ready to go to law
2.
of or relating to litigation
3.
inclined to dispute or disagree
adj.

late 14c., “fond of disputes,” from Middle French litigieux and directly from Latin litigiosus “contentious, quarrelsome,” from litigium “dispute, strife,” related to litigare (see litigation). Meaning “fond of engaging in lawsuits” is from 1620s. Earlier in English than litigate or litigation. Related: Litigiousness.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Litigiousness

    [li-tij-uh s] /lɪˈtɪdʒ əs/ adjective 1. of or relating to . 2. excessively or readily inclined to litigate: a litigious person. 3. inclined to dispute or disagree; argumentative. /lɪˈtɪdʒəs/ adjective 1. excessively ready to go to law 2. of or relating to litigation 3. inclined to dispute or disagree adj. late 14c., “fond of disputes,” […]

  • Litm

    Latin Litterarum Magister (Master of Letters, Master of Literature)



  • Litmus

    [lit-muh s] /ˈlɪt məs/ noun 1. a blue coloring matter obtained from certain lichens, especially Roccella tinctoria. In alkaline solution litmus turns blue, in acid solution, red: widely used as a chemical indicator. /ˈlɪtməs/ noun 1. a soluble powder obtained from certain lichens. It turns red under acid conditions and blue under basic conditions and […]

  • Litmus-paper

    noun 1. a strip of paper impregnated with litmus, used as a chemical indicator. litmus paper n. An unsized white paper impregnated with litmus and used as a pH or acid-base indicator.



Disclaimer: Litigious definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.