Definitions for factiousˈfæk ʃəs
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dissentious, divisive, factious(adj)
dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
Of, pertaining to, or caused by factions.
Given to or characterized by discordance or insubordination.
Origin: From the Latin factiosus "divisive; inclined to separate"; derivative of factionem
given to faction; addicted to form parties and raise dissensions, in opposition to government or the common good; turbulent; seditious; prone to clamor against public measures or men; -- said of persons
pertaining to faction; proceeding from faction; indicating, or characterized by, faction; -- said of acts or expressions; as, factious quarrels
Origin: [L. factiosus: cf. F. factieux.]
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