debateful

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From debate +‎ -ful.

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Adjective[edit]

debateful (comparative more debateful, superlative most debateful)

  1. (obsolete) Contentious, argumentative, full of strife.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vi:
      Debatefull strife, and cruell enmitie / The famous name of knighthood fowly shend [...].