Definition of factiously in US English:

factiously

adverb

  • See factious

    • ‘Be well assured that if you choose another, you will not find me acting factiously, for I believe that when a man engaged in war factiously opposes a commander, that man is factiously opposing his own safety.’
    • ‘He went on, however, to add that he was not "one of those who would counsel, or who would abet, any attempt factiously and forcibly to repeal the measures of 1846."’