- Divisive Di*vi"sive, a. [Cf. F. divisif.]
1. Indicating division or distribution. --Mede.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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divisively — divisive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ causing disagreement or hostility. DERIVATIVES divisively adverb divisiveness noun … English terms dictionary
divisively — adverb see divisive … New Collegiate Dictionary
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divisively — adverb In a divisive manner … Wiktionary
divisively — adv. in a manner which creates discord or disunity; through division … English contemporary dictionary
divisively — di·vi·sive·ly … English syllables
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divisive — divisively, adv. divisiveness, n. /di vuy siv/, adj. 1. forming or expressing division or distribution. 2. creating dissension or discord. [1590 1600; < LL divisivus, equiv. to L divis(us) (see DIVISIBLE) + ivus IVE] * * * … Universalium
divisive — adjective Date: 1642 creating disunity or dissension < a divisive issue > • divisively adverb • divisiveness noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
United States presidential election in Alabama, 2004 — Alabama trended sharply toward George W. Bush in 2004. In 2000, it voted for him 56% 41% by fifteen points; this year it voted for him by 25 points. Alabama was divisively polarized between the races: According to CNN s exit polls, Alabama Whites … Wikipedia