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dissidence

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Synonyms and Antonyms of dissidence

  1. 1 a lack of agreement or harmony political dissidence had plagued the country for years Synonyms conflict, disaccord, discordance, discordancy, disharmony, dissension (also dissention), dissent, discord, dissonance, disunion, disunity, division, friction, infighting, inharmony, schism, strife, variance, war, warfareRelated Words 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 concurrence, cooperationAntonyms accord, agreement, concord, concordance, harmony, peace

  2. 2 departure from a generally accepted theory, opinion, or practice after abstract art became established, its proponents became just as intolerant of dissidence as earlier schools of art had been Synonyms dissent, heresy, heterodoxy, nonconformityRelated Words error, fallacy, falsehood, misbelief, misconception, myth; apostasy, defection, infidelity, schism, scission, sectarianism, separatism; deviance, deviation, iconoclasm, unconventionality; disagreement, discord, dissension (also dissention)Near Antonyms agreement, conformation, conventionalityAntonyms conformity, orthodoxy


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