Antonyms for dissension

Grammar : Noun
Spell : dih-sen-shuhn
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈsɛn ʃən

Definition of dissension

Origin :
  • 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).
  • noun conflict of opinion
Example sentences :
  • This dissension led to much unnecessary trouble and bloodshed.
  • Extract from : « Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail » by Ezra Meeker
  • The dissension that now reigned throughout the land was great.
  • Extract from : « The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa » by Paul Barron Watson
  • Great laughter among the Seniors, and signs of dissension in the Den.
  • Extract from : « Follow My leader » by Talbot Baines Reed
  • If they crackle or start away from each other, dissension and separation are ahead.
  • Extract from : « The Book of Hallowe'en » by Ruth Edna Kelley
  • It may too, by negligence, become a provoker of dissension and enmity.
  • Extract from : « The Young Maiden » by A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
  • The dissension filled the camp with excitement, agitation, and ill will.
  • Extract from : « Hannibal » by Jacob Abbott
  • But I disapprove of sowing the seeds of dissension in any church.
  • Extract from : « When Life Was Young » by C. A. Stephens
  • We did not want them there to believe there was dissension and almost mutiny impending.
  • Extract from : « Starlight Ranch » by Charles King
  • For that dissension neither he nor they can be severely blamed.
  • Extract from : « The History of England from the Accession of James II. » by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  • Consultations were held—by precisely whom, no one could say, but in them there was dissension.
  • Extract from : « Laramie Holds the Range » by Frank H. Spearman

Synonyms for dissension

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