Definitions for quarrelsomeˈkwɔr əl səm, ˈkwɒr-
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given to quarreling
"arguing children"; "quarrelsome when drinking"
Argumentative; belligerent; contentious; given to quarreling.
She's too quarrelsome to participate in a civil conversation.
apt or disposed to quarrel; given to brawls and contention; easily irritated or provoked to contest; irascible; choleric
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I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
All excess is ill, but drunkenness is of the worst sort. It spoils health, dismounts the mind, and unmans men. It reveals secrets, is quarrelsome, lascivious, impudent, dangerous and bad.
A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break one by one. This they did with the greatest ease. Then said the father, Thus, my sons, as long as you remain united, you are a match for anything, but differ and separate, and you are undone.
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