Part of speech:
Sharp disagreement or opposition, as of interests or ideas; clash
A discussion in which there is disagreement; dispute; debate
A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
A disparity; an inconsistency.
Any struggle, contest, or quarrel
The act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc.
The definition of a fracas is a noisy disturbance, fight or argument.
Conflict or struggle of any kind
A reason for a dispute or argument:
Bitter hostility or open enmity; active hatred.
Fighting, especially with weapons:
(Music) A lack of harmony in tones sounded together; inharmonious combination of tones; dissonance
Deadly or harmful to both sides of a group involved in a conflict, as a civil war; mutually destructive or harmful
The definition of an altercation is a verbal fight between people.
Any fight or struggle; conflict
A vying with others for victory or supremacy
The definition of a controversy is a public disagreement with two sides openly debating.
Difference of opinion; disagreement.
(Comput.) The act or an instance of using an emulator
A bitter, protracted, and violent quarrel, esp. between clans or families, often characterized by killings and counterkillings
A heated dispute or intensely competitive situation:
The definition of friction is conflict or unease created when two people of opposing views or ideals come together or the resistance that occurs when surfaces rub together.
The definition of a squabble is a silly little fight or tiff.
Distortion or interruption of a broadcast signal, such as crackling or noise in a receiver or specks on a television screen, often produced when background electromagnetic radiation in the atmosphere disturbs signal reception or when there are loose connections in the transmission or reception circuits.
An uneasy or troubled condition; unease or discontent:
A sudden, violent disruption or upset:
A condition of active antagonism or contention:
The definition of cooperation is people working together to achieve results or people helping each other out to achieve a common goal.
An orderly or pleasing combination of elements in a whole:
An agreement or a treaty to end hostilities:
One that is successful:
A focused comparison:
Something not easily done, accomplished, comprehended, or solved:
The rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
(Music) A combination of tones contextually considered to suggest unrelieved tension and require resolution.
An instance of such discord.
The definition of a schism is a split of a group into different sections as a result of a difference in beliefs.
(Accounting) The difference between the actual costs of production and the standard or expected costs
An interbreeding, usually geographically isolated population of organisms differing from other populations of the same species in the frequency of hereditary traits. A race that has been given formal taxonomic recognition is known as a subspecies.
The definition of a rivalry is a competition or contest.
A state of disagreement and disharmony
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