- the act, state, or fact of disagreeing.
- lack of agreement; diversity; unlikeness: a disagreement of colors.
- difference of opinion; dissent.
- quarrel; dissension; argument.
Origin of disagreement
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Related Wordsdiscord, dissent, disunity, argument, friction, wrangle, controversy, debate, fight, split, spat, tension, squabble, clash, antagonism, hostility, misunderstanding, opposition, animosity, difference
Examples from the Web for disagreement
According to police, Frias got into a disagreement with a bystander at the scene.Texas Gun Slingers Police the Police—With a Black Panthers Tactic
January 2, 2015
And so the reaction seems to be to corral oneself off from disagreement.Pew Study: Americans Are Self-Segregating Amid Proliferating Partisan Media
October 21, 2014
And there are some who are in disagreement about it [but] can't do anything.How One Young Woman Escaped Childhood Abuse and a Forced Marriage
October 8, 2014
Nobody has any right to express their disagreement with the company this way.Violent Assaults on Reporters in Russia Go Unpunished
September 18, 2014
When in disagreement, Scalia became known for the “abrasiveness of his attacks against opponents.”The Outside Game of Justice Scalia, a Loner With Clout
June 16, 2014
After all it might be nothing of vital importance, merely a girls' disagreement.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
Jessie Graham Flower
Bill grunted his disagreement with the diagnosis, and lapsed into silence.White Fang
Hermione remembered that, and realized that his silence had been caused by his disagreement.A Spirit in Prison
She remained silent regarding the disagreement which separated them.Doctor Pascal
He seemed to think you two had had some sort of quarrel—or disagreement, you know.Fair Harbor
Joseph Crosby Lincoln
- refusal or failure to agree
- a failure to correspond
- an argument or dispute
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Word Origin and History for disagreement
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