conflicting
[ kuhn-flik-ting ]
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Part of SpeechadjectiveOrigin + Etymology
Late Middle English; from the Latin conflict "struck together, fought," from the verb confligere, from the con- "together" and fligere "to strike"
Synonyms
adjective
contradictoryadverseantagonistic
Antonyms
adjective
consonantharmoniousagreeable
Definition
adjectivebeing in conflict or disagreement; not compatible
Examples
adjectiveA) Terry was given conflicting instructions about completing his community project and needed clarification. B) Frank harbored conflicting feelings about whether he should stay in his comfortable job or try something new.
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