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Synonyms for divisive
dɪˈvaɪ sɪvdi·vi·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissentious, divisive, factiousadjective

    dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)

    Synonyms:
    dissentious, factious

    Antonyms:
    accordant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "divisive":

    controversial, splittist

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#41073divisive
#220187factious

How to use divisive in a sentence?

  1. Shawn Anglim:

    It is divisive and you can't ignore monuments. You can't be indifferent to them, i believe we are in a moment and that many people are feeling it.

  2. Donald Trump:

    The problem with Mr. Trump's language is its divisive, it's ugly, it's mean-spirited, we have to separate him from the people that have legitimate concerns about the country, and I think if you do that, then his campaign - -and creating an active kind of group of people (who are) very concerned -- that maybe more active is a good thing.

  3. Superintendent Jeff Talbert:

    The investigation found that the identified coaches engaged in actions that constituted inappropriate, demeaning, and divisive behavior in a misguided attempt to instill discipline in the student-athletes, this behavior will not be tolerated and further disciplinary measures for staff, which have not yet been determined, will follow.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    Impeachment is so divisive to the country that unless there's something so compelling and overwhelming and bipartisan, I don't think we should go down that path, because it divides the country, and [Trump's] just not worth it.

  5. Republican Gov. Rick Scott:

    I believe strongly that we cannot turn our backs on the refugee community in their time of greatest need, the U.S. vetting process for refugees is extremely rigorous, extensive, and comprehensive, and allows us to aid those that pose no threat to our country. Gov. Scott's stance is driven by divisive politics.


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