quarrelsomeness

quarrelsome

[kwawr-uhl-suhm, kwor-]
adjective
inclined to quarrel; argumentative; contentious.

Origin:
1590–1600; quarrel1 + -some1

quarrelsomely, adverb
quarrelsomeness, noun
unquarrelsome, adjective
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quarrelsome (ˈkwɒrəlsəm)
 
adj
inclined to quarrel or disagree; belligerent
 
'quarrelsomely
 
adv
 
'quarrelsomeness
 
n

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quarrelsome
1590s, from quarrel (1) + -some.
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