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Definitions for factious
ˈfæk ʃəsfac·tious

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissentious, divisive, factious(adj)

    dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)

Wiktionary

  1. factious(Adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, or caused by factions.

    Etymology: From the Latin factiosus "divisive; inclined to separate"; derivative of factionem

  2. factious(Adjective)

    Given to or characterized by discordance or insubordination.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [L. factiosus: cf. F. factieux.]

  2. Factious(adj)

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

    Etymology: [L. factiosus: cf. F. factieux.]

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Numerology

  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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    easily diffused or spread as from one person to another
    • A. arbitrary
    • B. appellative
    • C. contagious
    • D. articulate

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