dissension

[ dih-sen-shuhn ]
/ dɪˈsɛn ʃən /

noun

strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord.
difference in sentiment or opinion; disagreement.

Origin of dissension

1300–50; Middle English dissenciun, dissensio(u)n < Anglo-French < Latin dissēnsiōn- (stem of dissēnsiō), equivalent to dissēns(us) (past participle of dissentīre; dissent- (see dissent) + -tus past participle suffix) + -iōn- -ion
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dissension

/ (dɪˈsɛnʃən) /

noun

disagreement, esp when leading to a quarrel

Word Origin for dissension

C13: from Latin dissēnsiō, from dissentīre to dissent
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