Factious

Definition of Factious

Fac´tious
a.1.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.
Factious for the house of Lancaster.
- Shak.
2.Pertaining to faction; proceeding from faction; indicating, or characterized by, faction; - said of acts or expressions; as, factious quarrels.
Headlong zeal or factious fury.
- Burke.

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aggressive, alienated, argumentative, at loggerheads, at odds, bellicose, belligerent, bickering, breakaway, combative, conflicting, contending, contentious, contumacious, disaffected, discordant, disputatious, divisive, eristic, estranged, extreme, extremistic, factional, fighting, insurgent, insurrectionary, irascible, irritable, litigious, mutineering, mutinous, partisan, polarizing, polemic, pugnacious, quarrelsome, rebel, rebellious, refractory, revolutional, revolutionary, riotous, seditionary, seditious, shrewish, subversive, traitorous, treasonable, turbulent, warring, wrangling
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