HyperDic: dissension

English > 2 senses of the word dissension:
NOUNcommunicationdissension, discorddisagreement among those expected to cooperate
statedissension, disagreement, dissonancea conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
dissension > pronunciation
Soundsdihseh'nshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > dissension: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaningdisagreement among those expected to cooperate.
Synonymdiscord
Narrowerconfrontationdiscord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions
division, variancediscord that splits a group
BroaderdisagreementThe speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
Spanishdiscordia, disensión
Catalandiscòrdia, dissensió
Verbsdissentbe of different opinions
English > dissension: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters.
Synonymsdisagreement, dissonance
Narrowerdisunitylack of unity (usually resulting from dissension)
divideA serious / serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
BroaderconflictA state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests
Oppositeagreement, accordharmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
Spanishdesacuerdo, disensión
Catalandesacord, dissensió
Verbsdissentbe of different opinions

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