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contentiousness

contentiousness Sentence Examples

  • His vanity, his pride of opinion and his inborn contentiousness were serious handicaps to him in his political career.

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  • 8), exclaiming in his dialogues, according to Proclus, that he could not sympathize with the dogma even if it should be thought that he was opposing, it out of contentiousness; while Plutarch says that his attacks on the forms by means of his exoteric dialogues were thought by some.

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  • He was impetuous, intense and often vehement, unflinchingly courageous, devoted with his whole soul to the cause he had espoused; but his vanity, his pride of opinion and his inborn contentiousness were serious handicaps to him in his political career.

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  • 8), exclaiming in his dialogues, according to Proclus, that he could not sympathize with the dogma even if it should be thought that he was opposing, it out of contentiousness; while Plutarch says that his attacks on the forms by means of his exoteric dialogues were thought by some.

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  • The growing contentiousness of their relationship which split the cast into "cliques" was one of the season's biggest story lines.

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