Definition of "factional" []

  • A group of people forming a minority within a larger body, esp a dissentious group (noun)
  • Strife or dissension within a group (noun)
  • Of, pertaining to, or composed of factions. (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "factional" in a sentence
  • "Electable bodies such as Anglesey Council abrogate much of their power to people who act as monarchs, and then waste much of their time and efforts in factional infighting."
  • ""Allegations and counter-allegations of appeals to base racist sentiments may advantage the short-term factional interests of political parties, but they will leave a legacy of resentment and ethnic tension which will bedevil our region for years to come," Mr Keegan said in a statement."
  • "MR. LOCKHART: The so-called factional in-house fighting has not advanced since this morning."