Definition of Factiousness

1. Noun. The state of being factious. ¹



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Definition of Factiousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Factiousness

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factionalized
factionalizer
factionalizers
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factionary
factioner
factioners
factionist
factionists
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factiousness (current term)
factiousnesses
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factitial
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factitious
factitious disorder
factitious disorders
factitious purpura
factitious urticaria
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factitiousness
factitive
factitively

Literary usage of Factiousness

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1. The Constitutional History of England from the Accession of Henry VII. to by Henry Hallam (1876)
"Bolingbroke's influence was of course greater in England: and, with all the signal faults of bis public character, with all the factiousness which dictated ..."

2. The Life of Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin: Dean of St by Henry Craik (1894)
"... literature and politics—The decadence of the Tories—Successes of the Whigs—Blenheim—Tory factiousness —Dissolution of 1705—The Irish Parliament—Swift's ..."

3. Life of Jonathan Trumbull, Sen., Governor of Connecticut by Isaac William Stuart (1859)
"With Washington, he censures Congress for its dilatoriness. factiousness, and neglect of wholesome measures. Trumbull and the currency again. ..."

4. History of the Development of Constitutional and Civil Liberty: Being a by Martin Ferdinand Morris (1898)
"It was not very long, in fact, before the latter, taking possession of a violent revolutionary movement in religion, broke forth into such a factiousness of ..."

5. History of Frederick the Second, Emperor of the Romans: From Chronicles and by Thomas Laurence Kington-Oliphant (1862)
"It was not so much the power of the Moslem as the factiousness of the Christians that overthrew the work begun by Godfrey and restored by Frederick. ..."

6. History of Interpretation: Eight Lectures Preached Before the University of by Frederic William Farrar (1886)
"... Religions factiousness. Jansenism and Quietism ; in the English Church about Quakerism and Semi-Socinianism ; in the Dutch and Swiss Churches about ..."

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