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Meaning of CONTRARIOUS

Pronunciation:  kun'trehreeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  difficult to deal with
 

CONTRARIOUS is a 11 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: cross-grained, stubborn
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con*tra"ri*ous\, a. [LL. contrariosus: cf. OF.
contrarios contralius.]
Showing contrariety; repugnant; perverse. [Archaic] --Milton.

      She flew contrarious in the face of God. --Mrs.
                                               Browning.

 

 

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