Dis`pu*ta"tious (?), a.
Inclined to dispute; apt to civil or controvert; characterized by dispute; as, a disputatious person or temper.
The Christian doctrine of a future life was no recommendation of the new religion to the wits and philosophers of that disputations period.
-- Dis`pu*ta"tious*ly, adv. -- Dis`pu*ta"tious*ness, n.
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