dissension

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French dissension, from Latin dissensio

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈsɛnʃən/
  • Hyphenation: dis‧sen‧sion

Noun[edit]

dissension (countable and uncountable, plural dissensions)

  1. An act of expressing dissent, especially spoken.
  2. Strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord.
    • 1843, E.A.Poe, Morning on the Wissahiccon
      The natural scenery of America has often been contrasted, in its general features as well as in detail, with the landscape of the Old World—more especially of Europe—and not deeper has been the enthusiasm, than wide the dissension, of the supporters of each region.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

dissension f (plural dissensions)

  1. dissension

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