Definition of oppugnant in English:

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oppugnant

Pronunciation: /əˈpʌɡnənt/

adjective

formal

Derivatives

oppugnance

noun

oppugnancy

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.

oppugnation

Pronunciation: /-ˈneɪʃ(ə)n/
noun

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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