Definition of Litigiousness

1. Noun. A quarrelsome disposition to engage in or carry on lawsuits. "Charges of litigiousness and widespread perjury"

Generic synonyms: Contentiousness, Quarrelsomeness
Derivative terms: Litigious, Litigious



Definition of Litigiousness

1. n. The state of being litigious; disposition to engage in or carry on lawsuits.

Definition of Litigiousness

1. Noun. Property of being litigious, of tending to resort to legal means such as sorts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Litigiousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Litigiousness

litigant
litigant in person
litigants
litigarchy
litigate
litigated
litigates
litigating
litigation
litigations
litigator
litigators
litigious
litigious paranoia
litigiously
litigiousness (current term)
litigiousnesses
liting
litmus
litmus paper
litmus test
litmus tests
litmuses
litogen
litogens
litoptern
litopterns
litoral
litorin
litote

Literary usage of Litigiousness

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1. History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen (1902)
"... was a lawyer to the back-bone in more senses than one ; but his most prominent and least amiable characteristic was the amazing litigiousness which ..."

2. Historical and Philosophical Essays by Nassau William Senior (1865)
"Her great moral fault is her litigiousness. She is always ready to stand on her ... The great cause of litigiousness is an inability to compare the certain ..."

3. Notes on Indian Affairs by Frederick John Shore (1837)
"Mill speaks of " that litigiousness of character, which almost all writers have ascribed to this most ancient race," and he quotes in support two passages; ..."

4. Ireland in 1834: A Journey Throughout Ireland, During the Spring, Summer by Henry David Inglis (1835)
"... List—State of Kerry—Faction—The Police of Ireland—litigiousness of the Irish—Prosperity of Tralee —Trade—Prices of Provisions—Unemployed Poor—Journey to ..."

5. Voyages of the Dutch Brig of War Dourga: Through the Southern and Little by Dirk Hendrik Kolff, George Windsor Earl (1840)
"Childish litigiousness and obstinate Implacability.—Native Hospitality.—Customs and Dress of the People. THE island Lakor bears a perfect resemblance to a ..."

6. Our New Zealand Cousins by James Inglis (1887)
"... mud— Beer—Keen business competition—The West Coast connection—" Wild Cat " claims—The Scotch element— litigiousness—Energy of the people. ..."

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