Definition of quarrelsome adjective in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms and more.
Quarrel definition, an angry dispute or altercation; a disagreement marked by a temporary or permanent break in friendly relations. See more.
Quarrelsome definition is - apt or disposed to quarrel in an often petty manner: contentious. How to use quarrelsome in a sentence. Synonym Discussion of quarrelsome.
Synonyms for quarrelsome include argumentative, contentious, belligerent, combative, disputatious, pugnacious, confrontational, antagonistic, bellicose and irascible.
Better to live on a corner of the roof than to share a house with a quarrelsome wife. Proverbs 25:25 Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land. Treasury of Scripture. It is better to dwell in the corner of the housetop, than with a brawling woman and in a wide house. Proverbs 19:13 A foolish son is the calamity of his father: and the contentions of a wife are a continual.
Answer (1 of 4): Cantankerous is an adjective which means bloody-minded, stubborn, obstinate, obstructive, unwilling to cooperate and uncooperative. A cantankerous person is one who has and shows a bad temper and a difficult and contrary disposition. It is not easy to deal with a cantankerous person.Some other synonyms of the word cantankerous are ill-tempered, quarrelsome, disagreeable.
Quarrelsome definition, adj. - Given to bickering. See more. The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices at the truth. Love bears all thing, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things” (1 Cor 13:4-7). We should first listen carefully to those with whom we disagree, make sure we have understood what they're saying, and we should only choose to voice a disagreement.