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dissentious Line breaks: dis|sen|tious
Pronunciation: /dɪˈsɛnʃəs/

Definition of dissentious in English:

adjective

archaic
Characterized by or expressing disagreement; quarrelsome: dissentious rogues
More example sentences
  • By holy Paul, they fill his ears with dissentious rumors.
  • He would not then be an offerer of dissentious sacrifice, but a peaceable offerer of love and charity.
  • He established cordial or dissentious relationships with most of the great contemporary figures.

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