disunion

[ dis-yoon-yuh n ]
/ dɪsˈyun yən /

noun

a severance of union; separation; disjunction.
lack of unity; dissension.

Nearby words

  1. disulfuric,
  2. disulphate,
  3. disulphide,
  4. disulphuric acid,
  5. disunify,
  6. disunionist,
  7. disunite,
  8. disunited,
  9. disunity,
  10. disuse

Origin of disunion

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

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Word Origin and History for disunion

disunion

n.

late 15c., from dis- + union.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper