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synonyms for factiousness

  • confrontation
  • contempt
  • opposition
  • provocation
  • rebellion
  • spite
  • affront
  • audacity
  • boldness
  • bravado
  • brazenness
  • call
  • cartel
  • challenge
  • command
  • contrariness
  • contumacy
  • dare
  • effrontery
  • gas
  • guts
  • impudence
  • insolence
  • insubordination
  • insurgence
  • insurgency
  • intractableness
  • lip
  • muster
  • order
  • perversity
  • rebelliousness
  • recalcitrance
  • revolt
  • sass
  • stump
  • summons
  • temerity
  • unruliness
  • back talk
  • big talk
  • defy
  • enjoinder
  • hot air
  • impugnment
  • throwing of the gauntlet

antonyms for factiousness

MOST RELEVANT
  • calm
  • harmony
  • love
  • peace
  • answer
  • care
  • caution
  • cowardice
  • fear
  • humility
  • modesty
  • timidity
  • acquiescence
  • obedience
  • regard
  • respect
  • submission
  • subordination
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    How to use factiousness in a sentence

    It would be difficult to find 'intriguing factiousness' baser than this even in barbarous Ireland.
    THE LAND-WAR IN IRELAND (1870)JAMES GODKIN
    But the very system which is most calculated to foster factiousness is the one which has reigned for centuries in Dublin Castle.
    THE LAND-WAR IN IRELAND (1870)JAMES GODKIN
    It was the harvest of eternal life of which their factiousness threatened to defraud them.
    THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSG. G. FINDLAY
    The distracting effect of Hearst's inconsistencies is intensified by his factiousness.
    THE PROMISE OF AMERICAN LIFEHERBERT DAVID CROLY
    Then, when their essential factiousness and self-seeking had become manifest to the world, he struck his blow.
    CHAUCER AND HIS ENGLANDG. G. COULTON
    Their votes in the session of November 1680 were marked by the most extravagant factiousness.
    CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, HENRY VII TO GEORGE II, VOLUME IIHENRY HALLAM
    Considering the factiousness of the age, his candour is admirable.
    THE LIFE OF DANIEL DE FOEGEORGE CHALMERS
    In the midst of what Jefferson called "the general factiousness," following the embargo, occurred a presidential election.
    UNION AND DEMOCRACYALLEN JOHNSON
    The speech is aimed at the self-will and factiousness of Achilles and his disloyalty to Agamemnon.
    THE ART OF LETTERSROBERT LYND
    Their factiousness and jealousies were the exact opposite of this fruit of the Spirit.
    THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSG. G. FINDLAY
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