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Topic: LAW

Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: litigieux, from Latin litigiosus, from litigare; LITIGATE

litigious

adjective
     
li‧ti‧gious formal
SCL very willing to take disagreements to a court of law - often used to show disapproval:
a litigious society
litigiousness noun [uncountable]
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