Definition of dissension in English:
Disagreement that leads to discord: this manoeuvre caused dissension within feminist ranks [count noun]: the mill was the cause of a dissension in 1620
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- 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.
disagreement, difference of opinion, dispute, dissent, variance, conflict, friction, strife, discord, discordance, discordancy, disunion, disaffection, rivalry, antagonism;
argument, debate, controversy, disputation, contention, quarrelling, wrangling, bickering, squabbling, falling-out
Words that rhyme with dissensionabstention, apprehension, ascension, attention, circumvention, comprehension, condescension, contention, contravention, convention, declension, detention, dimension, extension, gentian, hypertension, hypotension, intention, intervention, invention, mention, misapprehension, obtention, pension, prehension, prevention, recension, retention, subvention, supervention, suspension, tension
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