disagreement
noun Date: 15th century 1. the act of disagreeing 2. a. the state of being at variance ; disparity b. quarrel

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  • disagreement — [n1] dispute, quarrel altercation, animosity, antagonism, argument, atmospherics, bickering, breach, break, clash, clashing, conflict, contention, contest, controversy, crosspurposes, debate, difference, discord, dissent, dissidence, disunion,… …   New thesaurus

  • disagreement — [dis΄ə grē′mənt] n. 1. refusal to agree or comply 2. failure to agree; difference; incongruity; discrepancy [a disagreement between accounts] 3. difference of opinion 4. a quarrel or dispute …   English World dictionary

  • Disagreement — Dis a*gree ment (d[i^]s [.a]*gr[=e] ment), n. [Cf. F. d[ e]sagr[ e]ment disagreeable circumstance, disagreeableness.] 1. The state of disagreeing; a being at variance; dissimilitude; diversity. [1913 Webster] 2. Unsuitableness; unadaptedness.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disagreement — late 15c.; see DIS (Cf. dis ) + AGREEMENT (Cf. agreement) …   Etymology dictionary

  • disagreement — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bitter, considerable, deep, major, profound, serious, sharp, significant, strong, substantial, substantive …   Collocations dictionary

  • disagreement */ — UK [ˌdɪsəˈɡriːmənt] / US [ˌdɪsəˈɡrɪmənt] noun Word forms disagreement : singular disagreement plural disagreements 1) [countable/uncountable] a situation involving a lot of disagreements The negotiations ended in disagreement. disagreement with:… …   English dictionary

  • disagreement — dis|a|gree|ment [ ,dısə grimənt ] noun * 1. ) count or uncount a situation involving a lot of disagreements: The negotiations ended in disagreement. disagreement with: Bowen resigned from the club following a disagreement with the head coach.… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • disagreement — n. 1) to express a disagreement 2) to resolve a disagreement 3) a bitter, marked, serious, sharp; slight disagreement 4) a disagreement among, between, with 5) a disagreement about, over * * * [ˌdɪsə griːmənt] between marked over …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disagreement — dis|a|gree|ment [ˌdısəˈgri:mənt] n 1.) [U and C] a situation in which people express different opinions about something and sometimes argue ≠ ↑agreement ▪ We ve had a few disagreements , but we re still good friends. disagreement about/over/as… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Disagreement — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disagreement >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disagreement disagreement Sgm: N 1 discord discord discordance Sgm: N 1 dissonance dissonance dissidence discrepancy Sgm: N 1 unconformity unconformity &c. 83 …   English dictionary for students

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