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  • as instrife
  • as inconflict
  • as indissension
  • as infriction

synonyms for factionalism

  • animosity
  • bickering
  • clash
  • conflict
  • controversy
  • disagreement
  • discord
  • dispute
  • dissension
  • disunity
  • fighting
  • friction
  • quarrel
  • rivalry
  • squabble
  • warfare
  • wrangle
  • wrangling
  • affray
  • altercation
  • argument
  • blowup
  • brawl
  • combat
  • competition
  • contention
  • contest
  • difference
  • dissent
  • dissidence
  • emulation
  • faction
  • fuss
  • hassle
  • spat
  • static
  • striving
  • variance
  • words
  • squabbling
  • tug of war
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antonyms for factionalism

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  • accord
  • agreement
  • concurrence
  • harmony
  • peace
  • calm
  • conformity
  • truce
  • unity
  • success
  • victory
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How to use factionalism in a sentence

We’ve become more polarized as a county, and as a result, the parties have become more ideologically uniform, making the factional politics that drive primary challengers less likely.
WHAT MAKES A ONE-TERM PRESIDENT?JULIA AZARINOVEMBER 30, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Changes to the party system were probably part of the reason that Bush’s fate looked different from that of Hayes, whose factional rivals in his own party ensured he kept his one-term promise in 1880.
IS THERE A CHANCE THE WINNER IN 2020 WILL BE ABLE TO CREDIBLY CLAIM A MANDATE?JULIA AZARIOCTOBER 28, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In it, the native New Yorker plays a factional version of herself.
‘THE FORTY-YEAR-OLD VERSION’ CREATOR RADHA BLANK ON SEEING HERSELF AND MISSING HER MOTHERCMURRAYOCTOBER 9, 2020ESSENCE.COM
By Tuesday it was evident the factional balance of power had shifted.
HOW THE SON OF STRAWBERRY PICKERS BECAME JAPAN’S MOST LIKELY CHOICE FOR NEXT PRIME MINISTERCLAYCHANDLERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
Factionalism is a class spirit which will sacrifice the interest of the whole to the interest of the class.
ETHICS IN SERVICEWILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
This factionalism contributed largely to the overthrow of the radicals.
THE SEQUEL OF APPOMATTOXWALTER LYNWOOD FLEMING
This array of a proletariat against intelligent and successful leadership produces factionalism in society.
ETHICS IN SERVICEWILLIAM HOWARD TAFT
The sources of this factionalism were varied, and some of them had little to do with the affairs of Virginia.
THE VIRGINIA COMPANY OF LONDON, 1606-1624WESLEY FRANK CRAVEN
He could not attract a party to his leadership by seductive wiles, nor infuse fanatic factionalism into its ranks.
HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL. VI (OF 6)HEINRICH GRAETZ
But within five years the order was rent by factionalism and in 1878 was acknowledged to be dead.
THE ARMIES OF LABORSAMUEL P. ORTH
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