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Synonyms for factious
ˈfæk ʃəsfac·tious

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. factious

    Perverse (Latin perversus, turned the wrong way) signifies wilfully wrong or erring, unreasonably set against right, reason, or authority. The stubborn or obstinate person will not do what another desires or requires; the perverse person will do anything contrary to what is desired or required of him. The petulant person frets, but may comply; the perverse individual may be smooth or silent, but is wilfully intractable. Wayward refers to a perverse disregard of morality and duty; froward is practically obsolete; untoward is rarely heard except in certain phrases; as, untoward circumstances. Compare OBSTINATE.

    Synonyms:
    contrary, fractious, froward, intractable, obstinate, perverse, petulant, stubborn, ungovernable, untoward, wayward, wilful

    Antonyms:
    accommodating, amenable, complaisant, compliant, genial, governable, kind, obliging

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. factious

    Synonyms:
    oppositions, exceptions, litigious, crusty, malcontent, adversative

    Antonyms:
    agreeable, genial, complaisant, amenable, loyal, public-spirited, harmonious, co-operative, auxiliary, sympathetic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissentious, divisive, factiousadjective

    dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)

    Synonyms:
    divisive, dissentious

    Antonyms:
    accordant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. factiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    turbulent, seditious, refractory, given to faction

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. factiousadjective

    Synonyms:
    turbulent, seditious, rebellious, refractory, insubordinate

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  1. List of paraphrases for "factious":

    partisan

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