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verb (used without object)
  1. to be out of accord; disagree.
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  1. disagreement: grave disaccords among nations.
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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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Historical Examples

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

    The Expositor's Bible: The First Book of Kings

    F. W. Farrar

  • 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


  1. lack of agreement or harmony
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  1. (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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