factious definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, associated with, created by, or characterized by inner dissension.
    • Given to or promoting internal dissension. See Synonyms at insubordinate.
    • Of, regarding, or brought on by factions.
    • provided to or described as discordance or insubordination.
    • Given to faction; addicted to develop parties and boost dissensions, against federal government and/or common good; turbulent; seditious; at risk of clamor against public measures or men; -- stated of individuals.
    • with respect to faction; proceeding from faction; showing, or described as, faction; -- stated of acts or expressions.
    • dissenting (especially dissenting utilizing the majority opinion)
    • Of, regarding, created by, or described as inner dissension.
    • directed at or promoting internal dissension. See Synonyms at insubordinate.
    • Of, with respect to, or brought on by factions.
    • directed at or described as discordance or insubordination.
    • provided to faction; hooked on form events and boost dissensions, against federal government and/or typical good; turbulent; seditious; at risk of clamor against public actions or males; -- said of people.
    • regarding faction; continuing from faction; suggesting, or characterized by, faction; -- stated of acts or expressions.
    • dissenting (especially dissenting with all the majority opinion)
  • others:
    • fond of faction; dissentious; advertising partizan views or goals by perverse or irregular means; turbulent.
    • Pertaining to or proceeding from faction; of a turbulent partizan personality.
    • Active; immediate; zealous.
    • Given to faction; dissentious; marketing partizan views or aims by perverse or unusual means; turbulent.
    • with respect to or proceeding from faction; of a turbulent partizan personality.
    • Active; urgent; zealous.

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