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factious

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adjective fac·tious \ˈfak-shəs\

Definition of factious

  1. :  of or relating to faction: as a :  caused by faction <factious disputes> b :  inclined to faction or the formation of factions c :  seditious

fac·tious·ly adverb
fac·tious·ness noun


Origin of factious

Middle French or Latin; Middle French factieux, from Latin factiosus, from factio


First Known Use: 1532

Rhymes with factious


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