Definition of oppugnant in English:

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oppugnant

Pronunciation: /əˈpəɡnənt/

adjective

rare
Opposing; antagonistic.

Derivatives

oppugnancy

Pronunciation: /-nənsē/
noun
Example sentences
  • In short, one loves being warm in the cold, not being exclusively cold; one loves a certain oppugnancy, and it is fruitful.

Origin

Early 16th century: from Latin oppugnant- 'fighting against', from the verb oppugnare (see oppugn).

Words that rhyme with oppugnant

repugnant

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Syllabification: op·pug·nant

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