Origin of dissension
Examples from the Web for dissension
Ford emphasized that dissension and anger at the Assad family is reaching a tipping point among the Alawi.
But aging stars, a dismal season, and dissension in the front office are dragging the franchise down.What Happens to Los Angeles Lakers After Death of Jerry Buss?|Allison Samuels|February 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Plus, fights and dissension are always a good sign that something fun will happen during the show.The Material Super Bowl: Madonna, Ferris Bueller—and the Game, Too|Buzz Bissinger|February 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They fell at the martyrs' feet, and begged that they would reconcile them together, for a dissension had happened between them.The Lives of the Saints, Volume III (of 16): March|Sabine Baring-Gould
At length Mr. Peter Faneuil came forward to end the dissension in a truly magnificent manner.Captains of Industry|James Parton
On several occasions, during the Prince's march from the West, dissension had appeared among his followers.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The Settlement, now freed from dissension, had not gone through its fiery ordeal in vain.The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists|George Bryce
The real hardships of life are now coming fast upon us; let us not increase them by dissension among each other.An English Grammar|W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
British Dictionary definitions for dissension
Word Origin for dissension
Word Origin and History for dissension
early 14c., from Old French dissension (12c.) and directly from Latin dissensionem (nominative dissensio) "disagreement, difference of opinion, discord, strife," noun of action from past participle stem of dissentire "disagree" (see dissent).