factious

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Etymology[edit]

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

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factious (comparative more factious, superlative most factious)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or caused by factions.
  2. Given to or characterized by discordance or insubordination.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ factious” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

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