Definitions for Strifestraɪf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. violent or bitter conflict or enmity.

  2. a struggle; clash:

    armed strife.

  3. competition; rivalry.

  4. Archaic. strenuous effort.

Origin of strife:

1175–1225; ME strif < OF estrif, akin to estriver to strive


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.

Anagrams of Strife

  1. firste, refits, resift, rifest, sifter

Translations for Strife

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


conflict, fighting or quarrelling

a country torn by strife; industrial strife (= disagreement between employers and workers).

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