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divisive (adj.)

c. 1600, "having a quality of dividing," from divis-, past-participle stem of Latin dividere "to divide" (see divide (v.)) + -ive. Meaning "creating division, producing discord" is from 1640s. Related: Divisively; divisiveness.

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Definitions of divisive

divisive (adj.)
dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion);
Synonyms: dissentious / factious
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