[li-tij-uh s] /lɪˈtɪdʒ əs/
of or relating to .
excessively or readily inclined to litigate:
a litigious person.
inclined to dispute or disagree; argumentative.
excessively ready to go to law
of or relating to litigation
inclined to dispute or disagree
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.
Latin Litterarum Magister (Master of Letters, Master of Literature)
[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 […]
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.
noun 1. Chemistry. the use of litmus paper or solution to test the acidity or alkalinity of a solution. 2. a crucial and revealing test in which there is one decisive factor. noun 1. a test to establish the acidity or alkalinity of a mixture 2. a critical indication of future success or failure litmus […]