verb (used without object)

to be out of accord; disagree.


disagreement: grave disaccords among nations.

Origin of disaccord

1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French desac(c)order, derivative of desacort. See dis-1, accord
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Examples from the Web for disaccord

Historical Examples of disaccord

  • This mourning for the means but acceptance of the fact would not be in disaccord with Ahab's moral weakness.

  • Oddly enough, the twins were in disaccord, and while Lucian had the senator's approval the general's went to his brother.

    Gideon's Band

    George W. Cable

  • The sociologist found that the only test of acquired or inherited degeneracy in man was disaccord with environment.


    Eugene S. Talbot

  • The lieutenant could tell me little concerning distances; what he knew did not disaccord with my small knowledge.

    Who Goes There?

    Blackwood Ketcham Benson

British Dictionary definitions for disaccord



lack of agreement or harmony


(intr) to be out of agreement; disagree
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Word Origin and History for disaccord

late 14c.; see dis- + accord (v.). Related: Disaccorded; disaccording; disaccordance.

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