adjective see conflict I

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  • conflictful — adjective a) Tending towards conflict b) conflicting …   Wiktionary

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  • conflict — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin conflictus act of striking together, from confligere to strike together, from com + fligere to strike more at profligate Date: 15th century 1. fight, battle, war < an armed conflict > 2. a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • jarring — 1. noun An act of jarring (in any sense). The jarring of peaches took place at the end of the season. 2. adjective That jars (clashes or disagrees); incongruous, conflictful …   Wiktionary

  • conflictional — adjective Of, pertaining to, or characterized by conflict. These results are conflictional in that despite the patients own perception of increase in ability to function socially, they are experiencing a considerable increase in somatic distress …   Wiktionary

  • social integration and system integration — These terms were first coined by the British sociologist David Lockwood, in order to indicate what he saw as fundamental problems in both the normative functionalist theories of the 1950s, and the conflict theories of writers such as Ralf… …   Dictionary of sociology

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