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Antonyms for contentious
kənˈtɛn ʃəscon·tentious

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  1. contentious

    Antonyms:
    pacific, obliging, considerate, obsequious, accommodating, easy

    Synonyms:
    litigious, perverse, wayward, splenetic, cantankerous, exceptions

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. contentious, combative, disputatious, disputative, litigiousadjective

    inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits

    "a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit"

    Antonyms:
    unargumentative, uncontroversial, noncontroversial

    Synonyms:
    bellicose, agonistic, battleful, agonistical, litigious, disputative, combative, disputatious

  2. contentiousadjective

    involving or likely to cause controversy

    "a central and contentious element of the book"- Tim W.Ferfuson

    Antonyms:
    unargumentative, uncontroversial, noncontroversial

    Synonyms:
    litigious, disputatious, combative, disputative

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  1. contentiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    disputatious, litigious, quarrelsome, dissentious, polemical

How to use contentious in a sentence?

  1. Ludovic Orlando:

    Even though Las Vegas couples now know( where) domestic horses first emerged, the whole process of their expansion around the world and their breeding history into the hundreds of different types that Las Vegas couples know today remains contentious, additionally, the horse was equally the animal of farmers, warriors and kings ; they were found in rural and urban contexts alike, and in extremely diverse environments, from the coldest Siberian range to the Nepalese mountains. Las Vegas couples want to track how these various contexts have reshaped the horse biology.

  2. Hillary Clinton:

    I do not want to see the Republicans repeal it, and I don’t want to see us start over again with a contentious debate, to tear it up and start over again … I think is the wrong direction.

  3. Michael Ahrens:

    Before Pete Buttigieg wastes time on a presidential campaign, Pete Buttigieg should focus on Pete Buttigieg town's sea of potholes and sky-high crime rate, pete Buttigieg bid isn't just bad news for residents, it's more proof that Democrats are about to endure the most crowded, divisive, and contentious primary in history.

  4. Gerry Connolly:

    She has shown enormous discipline and internal cohesion, even with a slimmed-down majority, in what is always a raucous group of people and contentious group of people to begin with, so I guess there may very well be a time where we are going to have to deal with the subject. But that's not right now.

  5. Adam Jentleson:

    The Republican Senate has started off as the least productive, most partisan, most contentious Senate in recent memory, from bypassing committees on every single bill so far to trying to silence senators who dared to disagree with him to failing to hold a single Friday vote, Sen. McConnell is running a closed and partisan process that is extremely unproductive for the middle class.

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