Factious definition

făkshəs
Given to, characterized by, or promoting internal dissension.
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Producing or tending to produce faction; causing dissension.
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The definition of factious is causing dissension and problems within a group.

An example of something factious is a bunch of cliques within a class.

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Given to or characterized by discordance or insubordination.
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Of, pertaining to, or caused by factions.
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Produced or characterized by faction.
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Origin of factious

  • From the Latin factiosus "divisive; inclined to separate"; derivative of factio

    From Wiktionary