Di*vi"sive (?), a. [Cf. F. divisif.]

1.

Indicating division or distribution.

Mede.

2.

Creating, or tending to create, division, separation, or difference.

It [culture] is after all a dainty and divisive quality, and can not reach to the depths of humanity. J. C. Shairp.

-- Di*vi"sive*ly, adv. -- Di*vi"sive*ness, n.

Carlyle.

 

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