factious

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adjective fac·tious \ˈfak-shəs\

Definition of factious

  1. :  of or relating to faction: such asa :  caused by faction <factious disputes>b :  inclined to faction or the formation of factionsc :  seditious

factiously

adverb

factiousness

noun

Origin and Etymology of factious

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


First Known Use: circa 1527



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