Definitions for factiousˈfæk ʃəs

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. dissentious, divisive, factious(adj)

    dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)

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  1. factious(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or caused by factions.

  2. factious(Adjective)

    Given to or characterized by discordance or insubordination.

  3. Origin: From the Latin factiosus "divisive; inclined to separate"; derivative of factionem

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Factious(adj)

    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

  2. Factious(adj)

    pertaining to faction; proceeding from faction; indicating, or characterized by, faction; -- said of acts or expressions; as, factious quarrels

  3. Origin: [L. factiosus: cf. F. factieux.]

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