Definition of conflicting in English:

conflicting

adjective

  • Incompatible or at variance; contradictory.

    ‘there are conflicting accounts of what occurred’
    • ‘The existing government safety standards are ambiguous and conflicting at best.’
    • ‘The evidence of what took place at the meeting of July 14th is conflicting.’
    • ‘The evidence for a direct effect of macrolides on neutrophil chemotaxis is conflicting.’
    • ‘However, there is conflicting evidence on the benefit of diuretics in phosgene induced pulmonary oedema.’
    • ‘Last week the FDA said antidepressant use by children actually rose this year, directly conflicting with Medco's data.’
    • ‘National guidance derived from the records of multiple organisations was conflicting.’
    • ‘There is conflicting case law on whether a private placement can be given retrospective authorization.’
    • ‘No evidence of even fair quality exists, or the existing evidence is conflicting.’
    • ‘I remember the thoughts that flooded my mind, each conflicting with the next.’
    • ‘Evidence for the use of probiotics in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection has been conflicting.’
    • ‘Data on gender differences in self-reported emotional intensity and expressivity are conflicting.’
    • ‘In the beginning of the article, he prophetically states, "The results are somewhat conflicting."’
    • ‘What we're down to here is conflicting rights.’
    • ‘However, there is conflicting evidence regarding the effect of smoking on glycaemic control.’
    • ‘Indeed, conflicting 'messages' could be read into the film.’
    • ‘We are reaching the point where the process of rationalization is conflicting with the deepest human needs.’
    • ‘The collected data on the effects of salinity stress on PSII photochemistry are conflicting.’
    • ‘However, the physiological reports in the literature are conflicting.’
    • ‘Growing up, I adopted for myself two identities, never conflicting - I loved them both.’
    • ‘There is conflicting evidence about the date of composition.’

Pronunciation

conflicting

/kənˈfliktiNG//kənˈflɪktɪŋ/