Definition of oppugnant in English:

oppugnant

Line breaks: op¦pug|nant
Pronunciation: /əˈpʌgnənt
 
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adjective

formal
Opposing; antagonistic: extremes and oppugnant minorities

Origin

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

Derivatives

oppugnancy

noun
More example sentences
  • In short, one loves being warm in the cold, not being exclusively cold; one loves a certain oppugnancy, and it is fruitful.

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