What does factious mean?

Definitions for factiousˈfæk ʃəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissentious, divisive, factious(adj)

    dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)


  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 Dictionary

  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.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of factious in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of factious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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