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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having separated or advocating separation from another entity or policy or attitude; Reproducing by separation.

Usage examples (34)
  • Doctrines evolved into distinct, oft-times fissiparous, schools.
  • He's made from the fissiparous stuff of Wheaties, the breakfast of champions.
  • One good thing about Protestantism, though: it force me to learn the word "fissiparous."
  • Fortunately, the Centre has held together though badly scarred by fissiparous pressures. for more
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  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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