What does disagreement mean?

Definitions for disagreement
ˌdɪs əˈgri məntdis·agree·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disagreement, dissension, dissonancenoun

    a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters

  2. discrepancy, disagreement, divergence, variancenoun

    a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

    "a growing divergence of opinion"

  3. disagreementnoun

    the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing


  1. disagreementnoun

    An argument or debate.

    They had a bit of a disagreement about what color to paint the bedroom, but they have reached a compromise.

  2. disagreementnoun

    A condition of not agreeing or concurring.

    The theory shows considerable disagreement with the data.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Disagreementnoun

    Etymology: from disagree.

    These carry such plain and evident notes and characters, either of disagreement or affinity with one another, that the several kinds of them are easily known and distinguished. John Woodward, Nat. Hist.

    They seemed one to cross another, as touching their several opinions about the necessity of sacraments, whereas in truth their disagreement is not great. Richard Hooker, b. v. s. 57.


  1. Disagreement

    A disagreement is the absence of consensus or consent. It can take the form of dissent or controversy.


  1. disagreement

    Disagreement refers to a situation where two or more parties have differing opinions, views, or beliefs about a particular matter. It can occur in various scenarios and contexts, such as in discussions, debates, or decision-making processes. Disagreement may also involve a difference in understanding or interpretation of facts or concepts. It does not necessarily indicate conflict but rather demonstrates diversity of thought and perspective.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Disagreementnoun

    the state of disagreeing; a being at variance; dissimilitude; diversity

  2. Disagreementnoun

    unsuitableness; unadaptedness

  3. Disagreementnoun

    difference of opinion or sentiment

  4. Disagreementnoun

    a falling out, or controversy; difference


  1. Disagreement

    Inconsistency or lack of agreement between data, facts, claims, or opinions.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'disagreement' in Nouns Frequency: #2754

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of disagreement in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of disagreement in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of disagreement in a Sentence

  1. Ajit Pai:

    From a federal level it is interesting, because we have a disagreement over whether or not the federal government can do anything one way or another.

  2. Merrick Garland:

    States may not ban Mifepristone based on disagreement with the FDA’s expert judgment about its safety and efficacy.

  3. Yusor Mohammed good friend:

    We were completely shocked because it's not normal for you have to have a disagreement of some sort with your neighbor and for you to go over there with a gun.

  4. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Our friendship will weather the current disagreement as well, to grow even stronger in the future.

  5. The United:

    The president welcomed the advice, and at times disagreement, about what the appropriate path forward would be.

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