factionalist

factional

[fak-shuh-nl]
adjective
1.
of a faction or factions.
2.
self-interested; partisan: Factional interests had obstructed justice.

Origin:
1640–50; faction1 + -al1

factionalism, noun
factionalist, noun
interfactional, adjective
unfactional, adjective

factional, factious, fractious.
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faction1 (ˈfækʃən)
 
n
1.  a group of people forming a minority within a larger body, esp a dissentious group
2.  strife or dissension within a group
 
[C16: from Latin factiō a making, from facere to make, do]
 
'factional1
 
adj
 
'factionalism1
 
n
 
'factionalist1
 
n

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