Origin of strife
Synonyms for strife
Antonyms for strife
Examples from the Web for strifeful
Historical Examples of strifeful
Egil's sons were tall and strifeful; they were most unfair men.The story of Burnt Njal
Coming from the Chattan tribe I must hope the centuries since that strifeful day have brought reëxpansion to the Chattans.The Spell of Scotland
These things being so, it is foolish to say that these victories and this strifeful gain are matters of merely racial application.
Word Origin for strife
early 13c., from Old French estrif, variant of estrit "quarrel, dispute, impetuosity," probably from Frankish *strid, from Proto-Germanic *strido- "strife, combat" (cf. Old High German strit "quarrel, dispute"), related to Old High German stritan "to fight;" see stride.