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Conflicting is a member of the word family conflict, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the adjective conflicting

What does conflicting mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. in disagreement
  2. on bad terms
    • example: conflicting opinions
    • similar: opposed

Alternative definition of the adjective conflicting


  1. Striking, or dashing together; fighting; contending; struggling to resist and overcome.
  2. Being in opposition; contrary; contradictory.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Conflicting

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Google previewA Formal Lexicon for the Social Sciences (1990)

by Robert Joseph Wolfson

conflicting with y in time-interval T" = df . "y is a K(FG)-for-H[b] psychological individual in time- interval T and there are time-intervals T' and T" such that each is part of T and T' is earlier than and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Computer Interaction (2005)

by Ghaoui, Claude

The emotion extraction engine overview Textual messages Textual Messages Sentence Emotion Extraction component Sentence Emotion Extraction Component Conflicting Y N Emotion parameters Emotion Parameters Mood Selection Mood ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies (2016)

by Abbie E. Goldberg

Two conflicting theories as to the influence of LGB subculture on lesbian and bisexual women were proposed in the 1980s. In contrast to the pressure that men experience, Laura Brown theorized that LGB subculture is protective of lesbian ...

Google previewThe Virginia and West Virginia Judicial Dictionary-digest (1922)

Words and Phrases. Being a Compilation of All Words, Phrases and Maxims which Have Been Defined, Construed, Interpreted Or Applied in Virginia and West Virginia Cases and in the Codes of Those States, Combined with a Digest of Virginia and West Virginia Cases and Principles of Law as Therein Applied by Fred P. Caldwell

Conflicting instructions or theories. Instructions are not conflicting where one presents the plaintiff's view of the case and another the defendant's view. The object in such case is to present to the jury both aspects of the case.

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Occupational and Environmental Safety and Health (1999)

by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli

conflicting evidence Evidence offered by the plaintiff and defendant, or prosecutor and defendant which is inconsistent and cannot be reconciled. conflicting ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of United States Supreme Court Reports (1913)

Being a Complete Encyclopedia of All the Case Law of the Federal Supreme Court Up to and Including Volume 206 U.S. Supreme Court Reports (book 51 Lawyers' Edition)

Conflicting Grants and Claims—bb. Railroad Grants Conflicting with Private Entries.—See note 60. (r) Rights of Purchasers under Railroad Land Grants—bb. Recovery of Purchase Price from Railroad.—See note 98. (3) Grant for Right of ...

Google previewFreud's World: An Encyclopedia of His Life and Times (2012)

An Encyclopedia of His Life and Times by Luis A. Cordón

This post-hatching phase of the separationindividuation process, during which the child tries out different actions and experiences conflicting desires, is known as the practicing period. Though still experiencing himself or herself as one with ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security (2007)

by Quigley, Marian

Conflicting. Value. of. Digital. Music. Piracy. C C C Napster: An Internet music service, originally a. Matthew Butler Monash University, Australia INTRODUCTION The term MP3 conjures up a great many different thoughts and feelings. To some ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Kentucky (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Conflicting provisions, Const. 124. JUSTICES' COURTS Section 142. Justices' districts; one Justice for each district; jurisdiction and powers of Justices; commissions; removal. Each county now existing, or which may hereafter be created, ...

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In the frank expression of conflicting opinions lies the greatest promise of wisdom in governmental action. (Louis D. Brandeis)
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Scrabble value of C3O1N1F4L1I1C3T1I1N1G2

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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