Definition of Litigious

1. Adjective. Of or relating to litigation.

Partainyms: Litigation
Derivative terms: Litigation, Litigiousness

2. Adjective. Inclined or showing an inclination to dispute or disagree, even to engage in law suits. "A litigious and acrimonious spirit"

Definition of Litigious

1. a. Inclined to judicial contest; given to the practice of contending in law; quarrelsome; contentious; fond of litigation.

Definition of Litigious

1. Adjective. Of or relating to litigation. ¹

2. Adjective. Inclined to engage in lawsuits. ¹

3. Adjective. Argumentative or combative. ¹

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Definition of Litigious

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Litigious

litigant in person
litigious (current term)
litigious paranoia
litmus paper
litmus test
litmus tests

Literary usage of Litigious

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Select Glossary of English Words Used Formerly in Senses Different from by Richard Chenevix Trench (1865)
"litigious. This word has changed from an objective to a subjective sense. Things were 'litigious' once, which offered matter for going to law; ..."

2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1890)
"The next article, 2653, defines what is a litigious right as follows: 'A right is said to be litigious whenever there exists a suit or a contestation on the ..."

3. A Law Dictionary Containing Definitions of the Terms and Phrases of American by Henry Campbell Black (1910)
"litigious; the subject of litigation; a term applied to property which Is the ... litigious. That which is the subject of a suit or action ; that which is ..."

4. Principles of Contract at Law and in Equity: A Treatise on the General by Frederick Pollock, Gustavus Henry Wald, Samuel Williston (1906)
"No remedy against client in respect of litigious business. But the decision of the Court of ... Express contract with client ac to non-litigious business. ..."

5. Principles of Contract at Law and in Equity: Being a Treatise on the General by Frederick Pollock (1876)
"... express contract Moreover, it has been argued that an express contract even, bctween counsel and client may still bu good as to non-litigious business. ..."

6. Ethics: Descriptive and Explanatory by Sidney Edward Mezes (1900)
"1 The Greater Justice of the litigious System. — The general plan of the chapter is to set down as principles of justice only such rules as are embodied in ..."

7. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana by Louisiana Supreme Court (1886)
"The definition in Art. 2653 applies to that kind of litigious right which in the ... There are different kinds of litigious rights. Article 2652 permits him ..."

8. The United States of America: A Study in International Organization by James Brown Scott (1920)
"... it may be proper to premise that partisans of judicial settlement are deeply indebted to the litigious little State, not only for these cases but for ..."

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