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.

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. Edward Solan:

    Illinois Rep. Danny Davis is older than I am. I knew when Oak Park was time to retire, and I think Oak Park's time Illinois Rep. Danny Davis does, not that I have any great disagreement with Illinois Rep. Danny Davis record, but it's time to move on.

  2. Randall Schriver:

    Areas of disagreement were identified but not necessarily dwelt upon.

  3. Tucker Andersen:

    This is an issue where there is no disagreement on the board. You want a policy which keeps students safe. You don't want them to experiment with all this sort of stuff, you want to get the message out loud and clear that nobody in a position of authority is in favor of addictive and dangerous substances, but that doesn't mean you have to close your eyes to that it's going to occur anyway.

  4. Jerry Nadler:

    It is important to hear from Ms. Hicks, who was a key witness for the Special Counsel, ms. Hicks understands that Judiciary Committee will be free to pose questions as Judiciary Committee sees fit, including about her time on the Trump Campaign and her time in White House. Should there be a privilege or other objection regarding any question, we will attempt to resolve any disagreement while reserving our right to take any and all measures in response to unfounded privilege assertions.

  5. Tim Morrison:

    The security situation remains tenuous and it is the position of the US government, there is no disagreement, that the security of our staff, the safety of our staff, the security of our personnel is our highest priority, we are looking at every option available to us to provide assistance, technical expertise to the region, but the security situation is a significant impediment.

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