Hypertext Webster Gateway: "conflicting"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Conflict \Con*flict"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Conflicted}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Conflicting}.] [L. conflictus, p. p. of confligere
to conflict (cf. conflictare); con- + fligere to strike; cf.
Gr. fli`bein, qli`bein, to press, L. flagrum whip.]
1. To strike or dash together; to meet in violent collision;
to collide. --Shak.

Fire and water conflicting together. --Bacon.

2. To maintain a conflict; to contend; to engage in strife or
opposition; to struggle.

A man would be content to . . . conflict with great
difficulties, in hopes of a mighty reward. --Abp.

3. To be in opposition; to be contradictory.

The laws of the United States and of the individual
States may, in some cases, conflict with each other.

Syn: To fight; contend; contest; resist; struggle; combat;
strive; battle.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Conflicting \Con*flict"ing\, a.
Being in conflict or collision, or in opposition; contending;
contradictory; incompatible; contrary; opposing.

Torn with sundry conflicting passions. --Bp. Hurd.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

adj 1: in disagreement; "the figures are at odds with our
findings"; "contradictory attributes of unjust justice
and loving vindictiveness"- John Morley [syn: {at
odds(p)}, {contradictory}, {self-contradictory}]
2: on bad terms; "they were usually at odds over politics";
"conflicting opinions" [syn: {at odds(p)}]

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