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divisive

di·vi·sive

divisive

 
pronunciation:
dih vaI sihv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing division or discord.
She has a divisive effect on our club.
antonyms:
unifying
similar words:
factious
definition 2: constituting or expressing partition or distribution.
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derivations: divisively (adv.), divisiveness (n.)
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