Definitions for strife
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word strife.
lack of agreement or harmony
bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension
Violent conflict, usually brief or limited in nature.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from strive
I and my people were at great strife with the children of Ammon. Judg. xii. 2.
Some preach Christ even of envy and strife, and some of good-will. Phil. i. 15.
He is proud, knowing nothing; but doating about questions and strife of words. 1 Tim. vi. 4.
These vows, thus granted, rais’d a strife above
Betwixt the god of war and queen of love:
She granting first, had right of time to plead;
But he had granted too, and would recede. Dryden.
Lives in those touches, livelier than life. William Shakespeare.
How passion’s well accorded strife
Makes all the harmony of life. Johnson.
the act of striving; earnest endeavor
exertion or contention for superiority; contest of emulation, either by intellectual or physical efforts
altercation; violent contention; fight; battle
that which is contended against; occasion of contest
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
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
Contention in battle;, contest; struggle for victory; quarrel of war.
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The numerical value of strife in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of strife in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
The effects of the late civil strife have been to free the slave and make him a citizen. Yet he is not possessed of the civil rights which citizenship should carry with it. This is wrong, and should be corrected.
Over the centuries through storm and strife, in peace and in war, we've come so far, but we still have far to go.
I think the' airing of grievances' as depicted in' Jerry Seinfeld' is probably the last thing we need this year, with the compounded stresses from COVID-19, political strife and racial unrest from 2020, we need to focus on positivity, healing, and cooperation right now.
Everywhere investors look, they see worry, problems and strife.
Witch bottles are the type of things people would use more generally in famine, political strife or feeling under threat, the Union troops were definitely under all those kinds of existential threats or fears.
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- فتنة, صراعArabic
- διαπάλη, διαμάχη, αλληλοσπαραγμόςGreek
- selkkaus, yhteenotto, konfliktiFinnish
- striid, strijfWestern Frisian
- હિંસક તોફાન,ઝઘડો,Gujarati
- tenzone, disputaItalian
- geschil, vijandige rivaliteit, conflict, strijdDutch
- conflito, disputa, discórdiaPortuguese
- распря, раздорRussian
- stridighet, fejd, tvist, kivSwedish
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