Definitions

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  • n. One who promotes strife or discord.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who promotes faction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A member of a faction or a promoter of a faction.

Etymologies

faction +‎ -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One illustrates how quickly Balls turned into a Brown factionist.

    Balls' ambition

  • Not a partisan, not a factionist, not a stirrer up of strife among the brethren, not a division-marker, a man of peace, probably no man has a larger and more loyal following among the Negro Baptists of America than he has.

    Life of Charles T. Walker, D.D., ("The Black Spurgeon.") Pastor Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, New York City

  • When the Fronde broke out, that ardent factionist rushed once more to

    Political Women, Vol. 2 (of 2)

  • Demosthenes a mere ambitious factionist, governed in his opposition to

    "The Great Power of Literary Men," Speech of David M. Lees, [September 1828]

  • This family was never really brought low except by Henri IV.; a factionist himself, trained in the great school of which Catherine and the Guises were masters, -- by whose lessons he had profited but too well.

    Catherine De Medici

  • Had it not been for the continual sacrifices which by that time made war intolerable to the corporations, who were weary of their losses and of the famine, Henri IV., that factionist who became king, might never perhaps have entered Paris.

    Catherine De Medici

  • The four contestants seeking the hand of the heroine include a factionist, a chess Grandmaster, a realtor and the hero.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Though late Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy was a popular political leader and chief minister who died in the most unfortunate circumstances, it must also not be forgotten that he and his family had the factionist label attached to them.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Bindaas is the story of a nice-at-heart, prank-playing, fun-loving, misunderstood guy, Ajay (Manoj) who belongs to a factionist family in Rayalseema.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • One of Prakash Raj's greatest hits was his role of Villain in Telugu film "Okkadu", where he plays the role of factionist, a gangster who is in love with Bhoomika Chawla.

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