Examples of dissension in a Sentence
The incident has caused a lot of dissension within the police department.
Religious dissension threatened to split the colony.
Recent Examples of dissension from the Web
All of this puts the core GOP promise to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama’s signature law at its most precarious point since March, when House Republican leaders briefly abandoned the effort amid dissension in their ranks.
WikiLeaks dumped a much larger cache of internal DNC emails on July 22, as the Democratic National Convention opened, causing internal party dissension that led the party chairman to resign.
If there was any dissension in the ranks, those bad elements were gone.
Since the 2011 Christmas Day fire in Stamford that claimed the lives of three children, the question of what caused the blaze has been a matter of legal wrangling and sharp dissension.
Meanwhile, the FN is itself beset by internal dissension.
There wasn’t much public dissension earlier this year when lawmakers decided to impose stricter requirements on amusement rides after a child died on a water slide in Kansas City, Kan.
Sherman is the one who had two sideline tirades last year, who was involved in a long offseason melodrama involving possible trade talks, and who was singled out in the ESPN article as being in the center of the locker-room dissension.
The Afghan government has decided to proceed with the Kabul Process meeting despite the terrorist attacks and political dissension of the past week.
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Synonym Discussion of dissension
DISSENSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of dissension for English Language Learners
: disagreement that causes the people in a group to argue about something that is important to them
DISSENSION Defined for Kids
Definition of dissension for Students
: difference in opinion
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