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dissension at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


dissension at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1300, from L. dissensionem (nom. dissensio) "disagreement," from dissens-, stem of dissentire "disagree" (see dissent). ///

dissension at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U and C] disagreement among a group of people// dissension in/within/between/among// --This move sowed dissension within the party ranks.// --The Labour Party was torn by internal dissensions .//

dissension at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

100 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissension":
aggressiveness, agreement to disagree, alienation, altercation,
antagonism, antipathy, apostasy, argument, argumentation,
bad blood, bellicosity, belligerence, bickering, clashing,
collision, combativeness, competition, conflict, contention,
contentiousness, contradiction, contrariety, contrariness,
controversy, counter-culture, cross-purposes, difference,
disaccord, disaccordance, disagreement, disapprobation,
disapproval, discord, discordance, discordancy, discrepancy,
disharmony, disparity, dispute, dissatisfaction, dissent,
dissentience, dissidence, dissonance, disunion, disunity,
divergence, diversity, dropping out, enmity, faction, factiousness,
flak, fractiousness, friction, hostility, inaccordance, inequality,
infighting, inimicalness, irascibility, irritability, jarring,
litigiousness, minority opinion, negation, negativeness,
nonagreement, nonassent, nonconcurrence, nonconformity, nonconsent,
noncooperation, obstinacy, opposition, oppugnancy, partisan spirit,
partisanship, perverseness, pugnacity, quarrel, quarrelsomeness,
recalcitrance, recusance, recusancy, refractoriness, rejection,
repudiation, repugnance, rivalry, secession, shrewishness, strife,
uncooperativeness, underground, unharmoniousness, variance, vying,
withdrawal, wrangle

dissension at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Disagreement): disagreement, discord, discordance, dissonance, dissidence, discrepancy, lack of conformity, incongruity, misalliance, dissension, conflict, opposition, bickering, clashing, misunderstanding, argument, quarrel, wrangle, disparity, mismatch, disproportion, dissimilitude, inequality, disproportionateness, variance, divergence, repugnance, unfitness, inaptitude, impropriety, inapplicability, inconsistency, irrelevancy, intrusion, interference, inappropriateness.

[N] (Dissent): dissent, discordance, disagreement, difference, nonconformity, heterodoxy, schism, secession, dissension, discord, discontent, noncompliance.

[N] (Discord): disagreement, discord, dissidence, dissonance, clash, shock, jarring, jostling, variance, difference, dissension, misunderstanding, cross purposes, division, split, rupture, disruption, breach, schism, dissent, feud, faction, quarrel, dispute.

dissension at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[U] (formal) disagreement between people or within a group:
dissension within the government

dissension at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[U] (formal) disagreement between people or within a group:
dissension within the government

Dissension at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dissension \Dis*sen"sion\, n. [L. dissensio: cf. F. dissension.
See {Dissent}.]
Disagreement in opinion, usually of a violent character,
producing warm debates or angry words; contention in words;
partisan and contentious divisions; breach of friendship and
union; strife; discord; quarrel.

Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and
disputation with them. --Acts xv. 2.

Debates, dissension, uproars are thy joy. --Dryden.

A seditious person and raiser-up of dissension among
the people. --Robynson

dissension at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

n 1: disagreement among those expected to cooperate [syn: {discord}]
2: a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
[syn: {disagreement}, {dissonance}] [ant: {agreement}]

dissension at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: IPA » /dɪˈsɛnʃən/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /dI"sEnS@n/


Inter: en-noun » s|-
  • An act of expressing dissent, especially spoken.
    1. Strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord.
    2. 1843, E.A.Poe, Category: s - :Morning on the Wissahiccon|Morning on the Wissahiccon
    3. :The natural scenery of America has often been contrasted, in its general features as well as in detail, with the landscape of the Old World—more especially of Europe—and not deeper has been the enthusiasm, than wide the dissension, of the supporters of each region.


      Inter: trans-top » an act of expressing dissent, especially spoken

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разногласие|n, Inter: t+ » bg|раздор|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|disensiune|f

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|препирня|f
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|意见不同,争执|sc=Hani

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|disensiune|f
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|разлад|m|tr=razlád|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » fr: Inter: t+ » fr|dissension|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m



    Inter: fr-noun » f
  • dissension


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