Definition of Strifeful

1. a. Contentious; discordant.



Definition of Strifeful

1. Adjective. Full of strife; quarrelsome, polemic, contentious. ¹

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Definition of Strifeful

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strifeful

stridor
stridors
stridulate
stridulated
stridulates
stridulating
stridulation
stridulations
stridulator
stridulators
stridulatory
stridulous
stridulously
strife
strife-ridden
strifeful (current term)
strifeless
strifes
strift
strifts
strig
striga
strigae
strigate
strigged
strigging
strigillose
strigils
strigine

Literary usage of Strifeful

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1. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"[strife vn& full.] Contentious; discordant. And the fox guileful and most covetous. Spent. The ape was strifeful and ambitious, ..."

2. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer (1853)
"The suitors with a scornful smile survey The youth, indulging in the genial day. Euma.>us, thus encouraged, hastes to bring The strifeful bow, and gives it ..."

3. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"After a struggle, the long career of the veteran — itself no bad counterpart of the stormy and strifeful career of the men-of- war's men — the " Tom Toughs ..."

4. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1892)
"... appearing almost as if it kept in its bosom, but could not always restrain, the memories of that strifeful, stirring, and romantic past. J. VEITCH. ..."

5. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Meaning: desirous of equaling or excelling; strifeful;—no exact synonyms. enable, vt empower. Antonyms: see DISABLE. enact, vt 1. decree, make, pass. ..."

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