conflicting

Feeling at odds? In total disagreement? Then you're probably dealing with something conflicting.

The adjective conflicting is rooted in the word conflict for a reason: When things are conflicting they're in conflict, disagreeing or contradicting each other. Conflicting reports or theories go against each other. Sometimes people get conflicting emotions when they're torn over a really hard decision. And conflicting personalities? They're completely incompatible.

Definitions of conflicting
  1. adjective
    in disagreement
    synonyms: at odds, contradictory, self-contradictory
    inconsistent
    displaying a lack of consistency
  2. adjective
    on bad terms
    conflicting opinions”
    Synonyms:
    opposed
    being in opposition or having an opponent
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