fissiparous fissiparous

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) reproducing by fission
  2. (adj) having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Today Protestant leaders are concerned about their fissiparous tendencies.
  2. Moreover, Communism has become fissiparous and more amenable to negotiated dtente.

Quotes

  1. "I appeal to people like (former Karnataka chief ministers BS) Yediyurappa, Kumaraswamy, (former prime minister) Deve Gowda to desist from whipping up sentiments purely aimed at the elections and nip this fissiparous tendency in the bud before the...
    on Apr 4, 2008 By: Rajinikanth Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  2. "The LTTE is a terrorist organisation linked to several fissiparous outfits in India and abroad. While local outfits like the banned People's War Group, United Liberation Front of Assam and at least three terrorist movements in Tamil Nadu are known...
    on Oct 22, 2008 By: J Jayalalithaa Source: Thaindian.com (blog)

  3. "While the solution to the ethnic question in Sri Lanka can only be provided by the central and state political leadership, it must also be understood that fissiparous tendencies and insults to national icons cannot be tolerated," Thangkabalu...
    on Feb 12, 2009 By: K. V. Thangkabalu Source: SINDH TODAY

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