- faction fight,
- factitious disorder,
Origin of factious
Examples from the Web for factiousness
Certainly there is no reason for making Peter responsible for the factiousness of those who used his name.The Origin of Paul's Religion|J. Gresham Machen
Considering the factiousness of the age, his candour is admirable.The Life of Daniel De Foe|George Chalmers
It was the harvest of eternal life of which their factiousness threatened to defraud them.
The distracting effect of Hearst's inconsistencies is intensified by his factiousness.The Promise Of American Life|Herbert David Croly
Their factiousness and jealousies were the exact opposite of this fruit of the Spirit.
1530s, from Middle French factieux and directly from Latin factiosus "partisan, seditious, inclined to form parties," from factionem (see faction).