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.
Specifically, he analyzes how Protestantism and contentiousness meshed with three sets of dual relationships that obtained among Korean Americans: migration and exile, religion and race, and colonialism and independence.
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.
CPCA Chair, John Payne, says: "We are encouraged that the Secretary of State has called the application in, recognising the contentiousness of an application including building houses on protected parkland.
However, what struck me about his argument was his apparent lack of understanding of the nature of Jewish contentiousness.
Gragnolati also traces perhaps the most contentious debates in Dante studies, but happily with refreshingly little contentiousness.
The four colonial spa case studies illustrate the contentiousness of attempting to recreate in the colonies small replicas of metropolitan France.
But 34 years of contentiousness doesn't get healed overnight.
Given the contentiousness that has sprung up around the encyclopaedia lately, I simply thought we might start showing it similar respect.
The vagueness and contentiousness in interpreting the Iraqi Constitution have been deliberate, and have led, as expected, to the appearance of these disputes, although it wasn't expected that things would move so quickly, and that division would break out among key allies in today's Iraqi regime.
Indeed, recent revisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) have emphasized the development of alternative dispute resolution systems and models for parent-professional partnerships to curb the natural contentiousness that can occur when parents and educators sit down to plan a child's educational future.
Harrison is a philosopher trained in "habitual skepticism, bitterly close reading, and aggressive contentiousness contributed by forty years in the amiable shark pool of analytic philosophy.
To understand this continuity, one must bear in mind the contentiousness (conflittualita) that characterized the intellectual life of Medicean Florence.
However, a careful reader will find a few angles with which to continue to pursue the almost mythic contentiousness where the political, the social, and the economic almost always involve the religious.