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dissension

noun
variants: also

dissention

Synonyms and Antonyms of dissension

  1. 1 a lack of agreement or harmony religious dissension threatened to split the colony Synonyms of dissension conflict, disaccord, discordance, discordancy, disharmony, discord (also dissention), dissent, dissidence, dissonance, disunion, disunity, division, friction, infighting, inharmony, schism, strife, variance, war, warfareWords Related to dissension clash, collision, competition, contention; altercation, argument, bicker, brawl, debate, disagreement, dispute, divide, fissure; falling-out, fight, hassle, jar, miff, mix-up, quarrel, row, run-in, scrap, spat, squabble, tiff, wrangle; incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness, inconsistence, inconsistency, inconsonance, inharmoniousness; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, cold war, enmity, hostility, ill will, rancorNear Antonyms of dissension concurrence, cooperationAntonyms of dissension accord, agreement, concord, concordance, harmony, peace

  2. 2 variance of opinion on a matter continued dissension among historians on the exact spot of Columbus's first landing Synonyms of dissension contestation, controversy, debate, difference, difficulty, disputation, dispute, disagreement (also dissention), dissensus, firestorm, nonconcurrenceWords Related to dissension clash, collision, conflict, confliction, disaccord, discord, dissonance; apartness, divarication, division; combat, contention, strife, struggle; altercation, argument, bicker, falling-out, fight, kickup, misunderstanding, quarrel, set-toNear Antonyms of dissension acceptance, compliance; concord, peaceAntonyms of dissension accord, agreement, consensus, harmony, unanimity



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