What does Strife mean?

Definitions for Strifestraɪf

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Strife.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discord, strife(noun)

    lack of agreement or harmony

  2. strife(noun)

    bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension


  1. strife(Noun)

    Violent conflict, usually brief or limited in nature.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Strife(noun)

    the act of striving; earnest endeavor

  2. Strife(noun)

    exertion or contention for superiority; contest of emulation, either by intellectual or physical efforts

  3. Strife(noun)

    altercation; violent contention; fight; battle

  4. Strife(noun)

    that which is contended against; occasion of contest


  1. Strife

    Strife is a first-person shooter video game developed by Rogue Entertainment and published by Velocity, based on the Doom engine from id Software. Strife added some role-playing game elements and allowed players to talk to other characters in the game's world. Along with Pathways into Darkness, Ultima Underworld and System Shock, it is considered one of the first FPS-RPG games.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Strife

    strīf, n. contention for superiority: struggle for victory: contest: discord.—adj. Strife′ful (Spens.), full of strife, contentious, discordant—also Strif′ful. [M. E. strif—O. Fr. estrif—Scand., Ice. strith, strife; Ger. streit, Dut. strijd, strife.]

Anagrams for Strife »

  1. firste, refits, resift, rifest, sifter


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Strife in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Strife in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ambrose Bierce:

    Politics, n. Strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.

  2. Kahlil Gibran:

    Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    I get a thick book full of death, destruction, strife and chaos. That's what I take with my morning tea.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    I get a thick book full of death, destruction, strife, and chaos. That's what I take with my morning tea.

  5. Sunni Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi:

    To my dear people, I say, make sure that al-Maliki and those who stand behind him don't get what he wishes. Because they want sectarian strife.

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