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Wiktionary

  1. strifenoun

    Synonyms:
    conflict, contention, discord

  2. strifenoun

    Violent conflict, usually brief or limited in nature.

    Synonyms:
    discord, contention, conflict

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. strife

    Conflict is a general word which describes opponents, whether individuals or hosts, as dashed together. One continuous conflict between entire armies is a battle. Another battle may be fought upon the same field after a considerable interval; or a new battle may follow immediately, the armies meeting upon a new field. An action is brief and partial; a battle may last for days. Engagement is a somewhat formal expression for battle; as, it was the commander's purpose to avoid a general engagement. A protracted war, including many battles, may be a stubborn contest. Combat, originally a hostile encounter between individuals, is now used also for extensive engagements. A skirmish is between small detachments or scattered troops. An encounter may be either purposed or accidental, between individuals or armed forces. Fight is a word of less dignity than battle; we should not ordinarily speak of Waterloo as a fight, unless where the word is used in the sense of fighting; as, I was in the thick of the fight.

    Synonyms:
    action, affair, battle, bout, combat, conflict, contest, encounter, engagement, fight, passage of arms, skirmish

    Antonyms:
    armistice, concord, peace, suspension of hostilities, truce

    Preposition:
    A battle of giants; battle between armies; a battle for life, against invaders; a battle to the death; the battle of (more rarely at) Marathon.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. strife

    Synonyms:
    struggle, contention, contest, animosity, quarrel, wrangle, disagreement, discord, bickering, emulation

    Antonyms:
    good will, peace, amity, friendliness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discord, strifenoun

    lack of agreement or harmony

    Synonyms:
    discord, dissension, discordance

  2. strifenoun

    bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension

    Synonyms:
    discord

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. strifenoun

    Synonyms:
    contention, contest, conflict, struggle, quarrel

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. strifenoun

    Synonyms:
    conflict, struggle, contention, emulation, competition, battle

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How to use strife in a sentence?

  1. Mickey Mehta:

    As meditation heals, celebration also heals. A day of dance and music can add a year to your life, celebrating in every condition will end all your strife. It's the attitude and the perspective of life which is healing in the first place, releasing all the antibodies for #happy feeling in your holy space. Have the time of life and heal your lifetime, let your celebration be maximized, to be on the top of your game and get MickeyMized.

  2. Percy Bysshe Shelley:

    Peace, peace! he is not dead, he doth not sleep -- he hath awakened from the dream of life -- 'Tis we, who lost in stormy visions, keep with phantoms an unprofitable strife.

  3. Kahlil Gibran:

    Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.

  4. Percy Bysshe Shelley:

    Peace, peace! he is not dead, he doth not sleep -- he hath awakened from the dream of life -- 'Tis we, who lost in stormy visions, keep with phantoms an unprofitable strife.

  5. Sunni Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi:

    To my dear people, I say, make sure that al-Maliki and those who stand behind him don't get what he wishes. Because they want sectarian strife.


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