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Another word for dissension

  1. A state of disagreement and disharmony

      1. A loud, harsh noise, such as that made by two metal objects in collision.
      2. A sharp disagreement; conflict
      3. A violent conflict or confrontation.
      1. Opposition between characters or forces in a work of drama or fiction, especially when motivating or shaping the action of the plot.
      2. A fight or struggle, esp. a protracted one; war
      3. A state of open, often prolonged fighting; a battle or war.
      1. The act of confronting or the state of being confronted, especially a meeting face to face.
      2. A conflict involving armed forces:
      3. A focused comparison:
      1. A statement or point that one argues for as true or valid
      2. A striving to win in competition; rivalry:
      3. The act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc.
      1. (Mathematics) The amount by which one quantity is greater or less than another.
      2. A significant effect on or change in a situation
      3. An instance of disparity or unlikeness:
      1. A disagreement or quarrel
      2. The condition or quality of being difficult:
      3. A troublesome or embarrassing state of affairs, especially of financial affairs:
      1. Disharmony.
      2. The absence or reverse of accord.
      3. Lack of accord; discord; disagreement
      1. A harsh or confused noise, as the sound of battle; clash; din
      2. Lack of concord; disagreement; dissension; conflict
      3. Tension or strife resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension.
      1. (Music) Lack of harmony; dissonance.
      2. The state or an instance of disagreement; discord.
      3. (Genetics) The presence of a given trait in only one member of a pair of identical twins.
      1. Difference of opinion or feeling; disagreement.
      2. (Law) A judicial opinion reaching a conclusion contrary to that reached by the majority of judges deciding a case; a minority opinion.
      3. The rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
      1. Disagreement, as of opinion or belief; dissent.
      2. Disagreement; dissent
      3. The state of being dissident; dissent
      1. (Music) A combination of tones contextually considered to suggest unrelieved tension and require resolution.
      2. A state of disagreement or conflict
      3. Lack of agreement, consistency, or harmony; conflict:
      1. Partisan conflict within an organization or a country; dissension
      2. A literary work or film that is a mix of fact and fiction.
      3. A group of people inside a political party, club, government, etc. working in a common cause against other such groups or against the main body
      1. (Physics) A force that resists the relative motion or tendency to such motion of two bodies or substances in contact.
      2. The rubbing of one object or surface against another.
      3. Conflict, as between persons having dissimilar ideas or interests; clash.
      1. An instance of such discord.
      2. Lack of harmony; discord; conflict
      1. The offense of attempting to produce such a breach.
      2. Any of the sects, parties, etc. formed by such a split
      3. A formal breach of union within a religious body, especially a Christian church.
      1. Contention or competition between rivals.
      2. The act or state of fighting or quarreling, esp. bitterly; struggle; conflict
      3. A conflict or quarrel:
      1. An exception to the application of a usual rule, granted by an authority on the basis of hardship or practicality:
      2. A difference between what is expected and what happens
      3. Degree of change or difference; divergence; discrepancy
      1. The period of such conflict.
      2. Open armed conflict between countries or between factions within the same country
      3. A condition of active antagonism or contention:
      1. Military operations marked by a specific characteristic:
      2. Conflict or struggle of any kind
      3. The waging of war against an enemy; armed conflict.
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Another word for dissension

      1. A noticeable change or effect:
      2. A significant effect on or change in a situation
      3. An instance of disparity or unlikeness:
      1. A reason for a dispute or argument:
      2. An angry dispute; an altercation.
      3. A dispute or disagreement, esp. one marked by anger and deep resentment
      1. A distressing or difficult happening or situation
      2. A person, circumstance, or event that causes annoyance, distress, difficulty, etc.
      3. A state of distress, affliction, difficulty, or need:
      1. (Music) A lack of harmony in tones sounded together; inharmonious combination of tones; dissonance
      2. A harsh or confused noise, as the sound of battle; clash; din
      3. Lack of agreement among persons, groups, or things.