Words Like FACTION

We have put together a list of words that are similar to FACTION.

6 Alternative Words Similar to faction

1 Sect Noun      Synonym Words Like Sect
2 Pack Noun      Synonym Words Like Pack
3 Discord Noun      Synonym Words Like Discord
4 Dissension Noun      Synonym Words Like Dissension
5 Left Noun      Hyponym Words Like Left
6 Right Noun      Hyponym Words Like Right

10 definitions of faction

1 One of the divisions or parties of charioteers (distinguished by their colors) in the games of the circus.
2 A party, in political society, combined or acting in union, in opposition to the government, or state; -- usually applied to a minority, but it may be applied to a majority; a combination or clique of partisans of any kind, acting for their own interests, especially if greedy, clamorous, and reckless of the common good.
3 Tumult; discord; dissension.
4 a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
5 a dissenting clique
6 A group of persons forming a cohesive, usually contentious minority within a larger group.
7 Conflict within an organization or nation; internal dissension: "Our own beloved country . . . is now afflicted with faction and civil war” ( Abraham Lincoln).
8 A form of literature or filmmaking that treats real people or events as if they were fictional or uses real people or events as essential elements in an otherwise fictional rendition.
9 A literary work or film that is a mix of fact and fiction.
10 A party of persons having a common end in view; usually, such a party seeking by irregular means to bring about changes in government or in the existing state of affairs, or in any association of which they form part; a combination of persons using subversive or perverse methods of promoting their own selfish or partizan views or interests, especially in matters of state.
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