AskDefine | Define divisive

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divisive adj : dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion) [syn: dissentious, factious]

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  • dɪˈvaɪsɪv


  1. Having a quality that divides or separates
    Rather than fostering unity, he becomes divisive.


having a quality that divides or separates

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