contentiousness


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an inclination to be quarrelsome and contentious

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There were no significant differences concerning the Contentiousness, Neuroticism, Openness to Experience, or Extroversion variables among the groups.
Emma Geliot, the deputy editor of art magazine Blown, anticipated and welcomed contentiousness over the decision.
Yoo, a distinguished historian and director of the Asian American Studies Center at UCLA, argues that two characteristics stand out in the history of the Korean American community between 1903 and 1945: (1) the encompassing presence of religion, more precisely, Protestantism, and (2) contentiousness among Korean Americans over how to fight for the independence of Korea, which was then languishing under Japanese colonialism.
First, how Ryan came to terms with who he was and turned to the Internet for support, and second, how the contentiousness and distortions of our sexual politics forced the mayor to deny who he was.
The fun part is that the on-the-air contentiousness between them makes Daybreak a success for the first time.
Segev's fascinating, exhaustively researched, painstakingly balanced and very readable biography delves into many other aspects of Wiesenthal's personality and life: his egocentrism, his proclivity for exaggeration and outright mendacity, his gift for public relations and political maneuvering, his stubbornness and contentiousness.
Additionally, the company has a history of environmental contentiousness, and was recognized at the 2010 World Economic Forum as having strong sustainable business practices and products in the electronics business.
The suspension of the normal agenda was unprecedented in recent decades, and reflected the contentiousness of the proposal to lift the ban.
More locally, pipeline clients are interested in accomplishing their projects safely, yet with an emphasis on balancing interests in a constructive way that sets aside the contentiousness we've seen from time to time historically.
Despite this pleasant symmetry, the contentiousness of the health debate continues, pitting intrusive political forces against special-interest fiefdoms, while innocents caught in the crossfire are powerless to shape the outcome.
Given the contentiousness of the issue of broadcasting, this is just a very odd place to begin an opening to Cuba," said Muse.
Asians don't like the messy contentiousness of parliamentary democracy.
Some uncertainty about the continued viability of the "virtues" also colors the last parts of the authors' relevant discussion, given such matters as the contentiousness over unequal financing of school districts, for example.
Some brokers say that they have even been witness to outbursts of frustration and anger in recent months, contentiousness that had been largely absent during the real estate boom years and that they attribute to the pressure buyers and sellers are experiencing amid the downturn.
Introduction of trial jury will improve effectiveness of trials, ensure the principle of contentiousness, equality of parties, presumption of innocence in criminal proceedings," Janyl Alieva concluded.