Factiously



[fak-shuh s] /ˈfæk ʃəs/

adjective
1.
given to ; dissentious:
A factious group was trying to undermine the government.
2.
pertaining to or proceeding from :
factious quarrels.
/ˈfækʃəs/
adjective
1.
given to, producing, or characterized by faction
adj.

1530s, from Middle French factieux and directly from Latin factiosus “partisan, seditious, inclined to form parties,” from factionem (see faction).

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