strifeful

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From strife +‎ -ful.

Adjective[edit]

strifeful (comparative more strifeful, superlative most strifeful)

  1. Full of strife; quarrelsome, polemic, contentious.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.ii:
      But strifull minde, and diuerse qualitee / Drew them in parts, and each made others foe [...].