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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.

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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?

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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. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    The more that we as Muslims, as Muslim countries, fall out with each other, the more the innocents who have put their hopes in us will be exposed to strife.

  2. Ahmed Moosa:

    If the Bible is inspired, then it should be a book that no man - no number of men - could produce. It should contain the perfection of philosophy. It should perfectly accord with every fact in nature. There should be no mistakes in astronomy, geology, or as to any subject or science. Its morality should be the highest, the purest. Its laws and regulations for the control of conduct should be just, wise, perfect, and perfectly adapted to the accomplishment of the ends desired. It should contain nothing calculated to make man cruel, revengeful, vindictive or infamous. It should be filled with intelligence, justice, purity, honesty, mercy, and the spirit of liberty. It should be opposed to strife and war, to slavery and lust, to ignorance, credulity, and superstition. It should develop the brain and civilise the heart. It should satisfy the heart and brain of the best and wisest. It should be true”. “Does the Bible satisfy this standard?” Robert G. Ingersoll, renowned Bible Scholar, in his book, “Lectures and Essays”.

  3. Percy Bysshe Shelley:

    Peace, peace! he is not dead, he doth not sleep -- he hath awakened from the dream of life -- 'Tis we, who lost in stormy visions, keep with phantoms an unprofitable strife.

  4. Thomas Gray:

    Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.

  5. Butrus Moshe:

    Political and sectarian strife, separating between one man and another, between ruler and follower, these mentalities must be changed.

Images & Illustrations of strife

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