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,” 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.

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