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Synonyms for disagreement
ˌdɪs əˈgri məntdis·agree·ment

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. disagreement

    Difference is the state or quality of being unlike or the amount of such unlikeness. A difference is in the things compared; a discrimination is in our judgment of them; a distinction is in our definition or description or mental image of them. Careful discrimination of real differences results in clear distinctions. Disparity is stronger than inequality, implying that one thing falls far below another; as, the disparity of our achievements when compared with our ideals. Dissimilarity is between things sharply contrasted; there may be a difference between those almost alike. There is a discrepancy in accounts that fail to balance. Variety involves more than two objects; so, in general, does diversity; variation is a difference in the condition or action of the same object at different times. Disagreement is not merely the lack, but the opposite, of agreement; it is a mild word for opposition and conflict; difference is sometimes used in the same sense.

    contrariety, contrast, difference, discrepancy, discrimination, disparity, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, distinction, divergence, diversity, inconsistency, inequality, unlikeness, variation, variety

    agreement, consonance, harmony, identity, likeness, resemblance, sameness, similarity, uniformity, unity

    Difference between the old and the new; differences among men; a difference in character; of action; of style; (less frequently) a difference (controversy) with a person; a difference of one thing from (incorrectly to) another.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disagreement, dissension, dissonancenoun

    a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters

    discrepancy, noise, dissension, racket, dissonance, discord, variance, divergence

    accord, agreement

  2. discrepancy, disagreement, divergence, variancenoun

    a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

    "a growing divergence of opinion"

    variability, discrepancy, variableness, division, difference, dissension, variant, dissonance, departure, variation, divergency, deviation, variance, divergence

    agreement, accord

  3. disagreementnoun

    the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing

    dissonance, dissension, divergence, variance, discrepancy

    agreement, accord

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Editors Contribution

  1. conflict

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  
  2. internal conflictnoun

    because internal conflict is you having a disagreement with yourself

    the girl had a disagreement with herself over where to get breakfast.

    Submitted by nayergood on August 27, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. disagreementnoun

    difference, dissimilarity, unlikeness, dissimilitude, diversity, discrepancy

  2. disagreementnoun

    dissent, difference of opinion

  3. disagreementnoun

    discord, variance, misunderstanding, dissension, jarring, clashing, strife, quarrel, dispute, wrangle, bickering

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. disagreementnoun

    difference, quarrel, bickering, dispute, altercation, sparring, squabble, contention, controversy, dissent, variance

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  1. Vice President Joe Biden:

    In this moment of some disagreement occasionally between our governments I want to set the record straight on one thing, no president has ever done more to support Israeli security than President Barack Obama.

  2. Mark Paoletta:

    I was fed up with the continual attacks from Hollywood and other places on Justice Thomas, who I think is our greatest living American and our greatest justice, one of the things in the book that you really get a flavor of is Justice Thomas's strong disagreement with, kind of the left, and their liberal policies and their tactics.

  3. President Trump:

    There will of course be disagreement and dissent regarding this announcement, but we are confident that ultimately, as we work through these disagreements, we will arrive at a peace and place far greater in understanding and cooperation.

  4. RJ Intindola – (Gandolfo):

    When in disagreement, do not employ a vulgar, defaming or callow response; in the absence of logic, respond in a refined manner; word choice and tone always matter.

  5. Odessa Police Chief Michael Gerke:

    Basically, they were complaining on each other because they had a disagreement over the firing.

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