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dissension

dis·sen·sion

dissension

 
pronunciation:
dih sen shn
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: strong disagreement or contention.
As dissension spread through the populace, the government enacted even harsher laws.
antonyms:
accord, harmony, peace
similar words:
dissent, faction, feud, strife
definition 2: a difference of opinion; dissent.
There was dissension within the community over the outcome of the trial.
antonyms:
accession, accord
similar words:
dissent, faction
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