Definition of "tious" [tious]

  • A termination of many adjectives of Latin origin, some associated with nouns in -tion, as ambitious, expeditious, disputatious, etc., associated with ambition, expedition, disputation, etc. (see -atious, -itious). (unknown)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "tious" in a sentence
  • "L'express today reports on the case of a 15-year old Muslim student who was expelled several weeks ago from Eastern College in Flacq for wearing her "tious" traditional trousers under her school uniform."
  • "Outside of England and Wales, relationships between Catholics and Protestants can still be frac tious."
  • "There was, among other conten-tious issues, the question of Shannon Faulkner's hair."