Dis·pu·ta·tious a. Inclined to dispute; apt to civil or controvert; characterized by dispute; as, a disputatious person or temper.
The Christian doctrine of a future life was no recommendation of the new religion to the wits and philosophers of that disputations period. --Buckminster.
-- Dis*pu*ta*tious*ly, adv. -- Dis*pu*ta*tious*ness, n.
adj : 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" [syn: contentious,