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Saturday, January 18, 2014

Definitions for litigious

  1. inclined to dispute or disagree; argumentative.
  2. of or pertaining to litigation.
  3. excessively or readily inclined to litigate: a litigious person.

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Citations for litigious
He was concerned to see so litigious a temper in men. Henry Fielding, Joseph Andrews, 1742
Canada, in so many ways, seemed superior to America anyway. Canada was saner, more tolerant, friendlier, safer, less litigious. Richard Ford, A Multitude of Sins, 2002
Origin of litigious
1350-1400
Litigious is derived from the Latin word lītigi meaning "a quarrel."