wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup

NEW: Pecarus, by Lexmilian de Mello,
A Book of Poetry Inspired by Wordswarm.net

Wordswarms From Years Past


13-Letter Words
12-Letter Words
11-Letter Words
10-Letter Words
9-Letter Words
8-Letter Words
7-Letter Words
6-Letter Words
5-Letter Words
4-Letter Words
3-Letter Words


Adjacent Words

Conflagration
conflate
Conflated
Conflating
Conflation
Conflexure
Conflict
conflict of interest
Conflict of laws
conflict prevention
conflicted
conflictful
conflictingly
confliction
conflictive
conflictual
Confluence
Confluent
Conflux
Confluxibility
Confluxible
Confluxibleness
confocal
confocally

Full-text Search for "Conflicting"
1587


Conflicting definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONFLICTING, ppr.
1. Striking, or dashing together; fighting; contending; struggling to resist and overcome.
2. Being in opposition; contrary; contradictory.
In the absence of all conflicting evidence.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: in disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley [syn: at odds, conflicting, contradictory, self- contradictory]
2: on bad terms; "they were usually at odds over politics"; "conflicting opinions"

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1592 being in conflict, collision, or opposition ; incompatible <conflicting theories> conflictingly adverb

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Conflict Con*flict", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Conflicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Conflicting.] [L. conflictus, p. p. of confligere to conflict (cf. conflictare); con- + fligere to strike; cf. Gr. fli`bein, qli`bein, to press, L. flagrum whip.] 1. To strike or dash together; to meet in violent collision; to collide. --Shak. Fire and water conflicting together. --Bacon. 2. To maintain a conflict; to contend; to engage in strife or opposition; to struggle. A man would be content to . . . conflict with great difficulties, in hopes of a mighty reward. --Abp. Tillotson. 3. To be in opposition; to be contradictory. The laws of the United States and of the individual States may, in some cases, conflict with each other. --Wheaton. Syn: To fight; contend; contest; resist; struggle; combat; strive; battle.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Conflicting Con*flict"ing, a. Being in conflict or collision, or in opposition; contending; contradictory; incompatible; contrary; opposing. Torn with sundry conflicting passions. --Bp. Hurd.

Moby Thesaurus

acrid, adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, ajar, alien, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, antonymous, at cross-purposes, balancing, belligerent, bitter, breakaway, caustic, clashing, colliding, compensating, competitive, con, confronting, confused, contradicting, contradictory, contradistinct, contrapositive, contrarious, contrary, contrasted, converse, counter, counteractant, counteracting, counteractive, counterbalancing, counterpoised, countervailing, counterworking, cranky, cross, crotchety, dead against, despiteful, detrimental, differing, difficult, disaccordant, disagreeing, disconsonant, discordant, discrepant, disharmonious, dissentient, dissident, dissonant, enemy, eyeball to eyeball, fractious, full of hate, grating, hard, harmful, harsh, hateful, hostile, in opposition, incompatible, incongruent, incongruous, inconsistent, inharmonious, inimical, inverse, jangling, jangly, jarring, jostling, malevolent, malicious, malignant, miserable, negative, nonconformist, noncooperative, not easy, obstinate, obverse, off-color, off-tone, opponent, opposed, opposing, opposite, oppositional, oppositive, oppugnant, out of accord, overthwart, perverse, quarrelsome, rancorous, reactionary, recalcitrant, refractory, renitent, repugnant, resistant, reverse, revolutionary, rigorous, rival, set against, sinister, sore, spiteful, squared off, stressful, troublesome, troublous, trying, uncooperative, unfavorable, unfriendly, unharmonious, unpropitious, untoward, venomous, virulent, vitriolic, warring, wretched



comments powered by Disqus

Wordswarm.net: Look up a word or phrase

 


wordswarm.net: free dictionary lookup