The Closing Word: Litigious

Image of Closing Word LogoThis week we continue our vocabulary-building series, “The Closing Word.” Each week we provide a new word to help build your vocabulary and show you an example of how to use it.

This week’s closing word:


Pronounced: (lih-TIDGE-iss)

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

Synonyms: combative, contentious, disputatious, disputative argumentative

From ”Litigious is the adjective form of litigation, the act of suing someone in court. If a person is called litigious that means they tend to sue people, maybe excessively.”

“Our litigious neighbor took issue with everything from tree trimming to leaf blower noise, and eventually we decided we needed to move.”

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