disagreement

[ dis-uh-gree-muh nt ]
/ ˌdɪs əˈgri mənt /

noun

the act, state, or fact of disagreeing.
lack of agreement; diversity; unlikeness: a disagreement of colors.
difference of opinion; dissent.
quarrel; dissension; argument.

Nearby words

  1. disafforest,
  2. disaggregate,
  3. disaggregation,
  4. disagree,
  5. disagreeable,
  6. disallow,
  7. disallowable,
  8. disambiguate,
  9. disambiguation,
  10. disannul

Origin of disagreement

1485–95; < Anglo-French, Middle French desagrement. See disagree, -ment

Related formsnon·dis·a·gree·ment, nounpre·dis·a·gree·ment, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for disagreement

disagreement

/ (ˌdɪsəˈɡriːmənt) /

noun

refusal or failure to agree
a failure to correspond
an argument or dispute
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Word Origin and History for disagreement

disagreement

n.

late 15c.; see dis- + agreement.

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