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Conflict vs. Discord

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Conflictnoun

A clash or disagreement, often violent, between two or more opposing groups or individuals.

‘The conflict between the government and the rebels began three years ago.’;

Discordnoun

Lack of concord, agreement or harmony.

Conflictnoun

An incompatibility, as of two things that cannot be simultaneously fulfilled.

‘I wanted to attend the meeting but there's a conflict in my schedule that day.’;

Discordnoun

Tension or strife resulting from a lack of agreement; dissension.

Conflictverb

(intransitive) To be at odds (with); to disagree or be incompatible

Discordnoun

(music) An inharmonious combination of simultaneously sounded tones; a dissonance.

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Conflictverb

(intransitive) To overlap (with), as in a schedule.

‘Your conference call conflicts with my older one: please reschedule.’; ‘It appears that our schedules conflict.’;

Discordnoun

Any harsh noise, or confused mingling of sounds.

Conflictnoun

A striking or dashing together; violent collision; as, a conflict of elements or waves.

Discordverb

To disagree; to fail to agree or harmonize; clash.

Conflictnoun

A strife for the mastery; hostile contest; battle; struggle; fighting.

‘As soon as he [Atterbury] was himself again, he became eager for action and conflict.’; ‘An irrepressible conflict between opposing and enduring forces.’;

Discordnoun

Want of concord or agreement; absence of unity or harmony in sentiment or action; variance leading to contention and strife; disagreement; - applied to persons or to things, and to thoughts, feelings, or purposes.

‘A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.’; ‘Peace to arise out of universal discord fomented in all parts of the empire.’;

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Conflictverb

To strike or dash together; to meet in violent collision; to collide.

‘Fire and water conflicting together.’;

Discordnoun

Union of musical sounds which strikes the ear harshly or disagreeably, owing to the incommensurability of the vibrations which they produce; want of musical concord or harmony; a chord demanding resolution into a concord.

‘For a discord itself is but a harshness of divers sounds m ing.’;

Conflictverb

To maintain a conflict; to contend; to engage in strife or opposition; to struggle.

‘A man would be content to . . . conflict with great difficulties, in hopes of a mighty reward.’;

Discordverb

To disagree; to be discordant; to jar; to clash; not to suit.

‘The one discording with the other.’;

Conflictverb

To be in opposition; to be contradictory.

‘The laws of the United States and of the individual States may, in some cases, conflict with each other.’;

Discordnoun

lack of agreement or harmony

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Conflictnoun

an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals);

‘the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph’; ‘police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs’;

Discordnoun

disagreement among those expected to cooperate

Conflictnoun

opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings;

‘he was immobilized by conflict and indecision’;

Discordnoun

a harsh mixture of sounds

Conflictnoun

a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war;

‘Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga’; ‘he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement’;

Discordnoun

strife resulting from a lack of agreement

Conflictnoun

a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests;

‘his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post’; ‘a conflict of loyalties’;

Discordverb

be different from one another

Conflictnoun

an incompatibility of dates or events;

‘he noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings’;

Conflictnoun

opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot);

‘this form of conflict is essential to Mann's writing’;

Conflictnoun

a disagreement or argument about something important;

‘he had a dispute with his wife’; ‘there were irreconcilable differences’; ‘the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats’;

Conflictverb

be in conflict;

‘The two proposals conflict!’;

Conflictverb

go against, as of rules and laws;

‘He ran afould of the law’; ‘This behavior conflicts with our rules’;

Conflictnoun

a serious disagreement or argument, typically a protracted one

‘the eternal conflict between the sexes’; ‘doctors often come into conflict with politicians’;

Conflictnoun

a prolonged armed struggle

‘regional conflicts’;

Conflictnoun

a state of mind in which a person experiences a clash of opposing feelings or needs

‘bewildered by her own inner conflict, she could only stand there feeling vulnerable’;

Conflictnoun

a serious incompatibility between two or more opinions, principles, or interests

‘there was a conflict between his business and domestic life’;

Conflictverb

be incompatible or at variance; clash

‘the date for the match conflicted with a religious festival’; ‘parents' and children's interests sometimes conflict’;

Conflictverb

having or showing confused and mutually inconsistent feelings

‘he remains a little conflicted about Marlene’;

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