- Disagreement that leads to discord: this maneuver caused dissension within feminist ranksMore example sentences
- We know the media thrives on dissension, disagreement, conflict.
- The two tried to join forces, with Chiang as the head of the National Revolutionary Army, but dissension led to a civil war.
- It was a positive message to a church troubled, internationally and domestically, with dissension and discord.
Middle English: via Old French from Latin dissensio(n-), from the verb dissentire (see dissent).