Definitions for combativekəmˈbæt ɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. contentious, combative, disputatious, disputative, litigious(adj)

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

    "a style described as abrasive and contentious"; "a disputatious lawyer"; "a litigious and acrimonious spirit"

  2. agonistic, agonistical, combative(adj)

    striving to overcome in argument

    "a dialectical and agonistic approach"

  3. battleful, bellicose, combative(adj)

    having or showing a ready disposition to fight

    "bellicose young officers"; "a combative impulse"; "a contentious nature"

Wiktionary

  1. combative(Adjective)

    Given to fighting; disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious.

    His combative style leads to many arguments.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Combative(adj)

    disposed to engage in combat; pugnacious

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of combative in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of combative in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stuart Roberts:

    He was combative the entire time.

  2. Parlow Cone:

    I loved the combative nature of it, i was fearless.

  3. Joe Funk:

    They just lose control, they will be combative and violent, just cussing you out. And after they come of it, they don't realize what they did.

  4. Terry Madonna:

    Hillary is not known for debates, she does much better in small groups, she does not do well in big arenas, she is not compelling. Right now she is pursuing the front-runner strategy, in that she can be hurt more by a primary process that gets combative in debates. So she speaks more to selective audiences.

  5. Brandi Glanville:

    'Beverly Hills Housewives' will always be a part of my life, she said. It’s like you are grandfathered in... but it has been nice to have a break [from] not always having to strategize and think about what is going to happen next and who is going to come at you. Like constantly being combative with other people, it’s just not healthy or fun.

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