What does strife mean?

Definitions for strife
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discord, strife(noun)

    lack of agreement or harmony

  2. strife(noun)

    bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. strife

    Contention in battle;, contest; struggle for victory; quarrel of war.

Suggested Resources

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    Song lyrics by strife -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by strife on the Lyrics.com website.

Anagrams for strife »

  1. firste, refits, resift, rifest, sifter

How to pronounce strife?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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How to say strife in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of strife in a Sentence

  1. Ambrose Bierce:

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

  2. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Inspire your deep love for the most difficult paths. No matter how much strife and trepidation.

  3. Lawana Blackwell:

    If there was strife and contention in the home, very little else in life could compensate for it.

  4. Kahlil Gibran:

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

  5. President Barack Obama:

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

Images & Illustrations of strife

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