factious / ˈfæk ʃəs /


factious 的定义

adj. 形容词 adjective
  1. given to faction; dissentious: A factious group was trying to undermine the government.
  2. pertaining to or proceeding from faction: factious quarrels.

factious 近义词

adj. 形容词 adjective

conflicting, warring


  1. Steadfast in purpose, he was never overwhelmed by misfortune and never yielded to factious opposition.
  2. Fox offered a factious opposition to this measure, alleging that it conferred a dangerous power on the executive.
  3. So slow is the progress of truth in every science, even when not opposed by factious or superstitious prejudices.
  4. I know what you mean by bishops—rascals like yourself, Kidderminster bishops, factious, snivelling Presbyterians!'
  5. Grotius looked upon almost all the Reformed as factious men.