"factious" Definition

  1. a. 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.
  2. a. Pertaining to faction; proceeding from faction; indicating, or characterized by, faction; -- said of acts or expressions; as, factious quarrels.

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Position in dictionary: 36441 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a.,
Words that start with "factious": 1
Words that end with "factious": 1
Words that contain "factious": 1
Next words in dictionary: factitious, factitive, factive, facto, factor, factorage, factored, factoress, factorial, factories
Previous words in dictionary: factionist, factioner, factionary, faction, facta, fact, facsimiles, facsimile, facound, facinorous

English Dictionary Definition of factious

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