Origin of divisive
Examples from the Web for divisive
Johnson knew that the proposals he was going to send to the Hill would be divisive.
The Democrats were able to sideline Kucinich and avoid a divisive impeachment battle.Repubs Should Take It From Kucinich: Impeachment Isn’t Worth It|Eleanor Clift|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Past winning artists generally were either complete outsiders (McQueen) or divisive figures in the art world.
Feminism as a label is often divisive, even within Western constructs.Twin visions of Islamic Feminism Split Muslim Community|Shaheen Pasha|September 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Instead, my Facebook and Twitter feeds were filled with story after story of heart wrenching and often divisive news events.
The God idea has been one of the most divisive and anti-social notions cherished by mankind.The Necessity of Atheism|Dr. D.M. Brooks
But instinct and reason are divisive concepts that cannot apply to the human mind, which is actually indivisible.Bolden's Pets|F. L. Wallace
All these divisive and disintegrating forces were in active operation.Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
This he took to himself as criminal, in following these divisive courses, and sought forgiveness.Letters of John Calvin, Volume I (of 4)|Jules Bonnet
But this, while not grave in origin, may and ofttimes does develop into decisive and divisive difference.Child Versus Parent|Stephen Wise