[ dis-yoon-yuhn ]
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  1. a severance of union; separation; disjunction.

  2. lack of unity; dissension.

Origin of disunion

First recorded in 1590–1600; dis-1 + union

Words Nearby disunion

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How to use disunion in a sentence

  • I would not so act to your child as to sow discord and disunion between her and those nearest and dearest to her after I am gone.

    Robin Redbreast | Mary Louisa Molesworth
  • They were to fall back into disunion, and were consequently to find themselves unable to resist the growth of the royal power.

  • That scheme was defeated in the defeat of the disunion candidate in several of the Southern States.