n. eagerness to contest in a court of law (Law); quality of being argumentative

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  • Litigiousness — Li*ti gious*ness, n. The state of being litigious; disposition to engage in or carry on lawsuits. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • litigiousness — litigious UK US /lɪˈtɪdʒəs/ adjective ► too ready to take disagreements to a court of law so that a legal decision can be made about them: litigious society/culture »We live in an increasingly litigious society. litigiousness noun [U] ► »The… …   Financial and business terms

  • litigiousness — noun Property of being litigious, of tending to resort to legal means such as sorts. His litigiousness won him almost as few friends as it won him cases …   Wiktionary

  • litigiousness — litigious ► ADJECTIVE 1) concerned with lawsuits or litigation. 2) having a tendency to go to law to settle disputes. DERIVATIVES litigiously adverb litigiousness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • litigiousness — noun a quarrelsome disposition to engage in or carry on lawsuits charges of litigiousness and widespread perjury • Derivationally related forms: ↑litigious • Hypernyms: ↑quarrelsomeness, ↑contentiousness …   Useful english dictionary

  • litigiousness — noun see litigious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • litigiousness — See litigiously. * * * …   Universalium

  • litigiousness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being argumentative: argumentativeness, combativeness, contentiousness, disputatiousness, scrappiness. See CONFLICT …   English dictionary for students

  • litigiousness — li·ti·gious·ness …   English syllables

  • litigious — li‧ti‧gious [lɪˈtɪdʒəs] adjective LAW very willing or too willing to take complaints to a court of law: • Consumers are becoming increasingly litigious. * * * litigious UK US /lɪˈtɪdʒəs/ adjective ► too ready to take disagreements to a court of… …   Financial and business terms

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