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Dissension vs. Faction

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Dissensionnoun

An act of expressing dissent, especially spoken.

Factionnoun

A group of people, especially within a political organization, which expresses a shared belief or opinion different from people who are not part of the group.

Dissensionnoun

Strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord.

Factionnoun

Strife; discord.

Dissensionnoun

Disagreement in opinion, usually of a violent character, producing warm debates or angry words; contention in words; partisan and contentious divisions; breach of friendship and union; strife; discord; quarrel.

‘Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them.’; ‘Debates, dissension, uproars are thy joy.’; ‘A seditious person and raiser-up of dissension among the people.’;

Factionnoun

A form of literature, film etc., that treats real people or events as if they were fiction; a mix of fact and fiction

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Dissensionnoun

disagreement among those expected to cooperate

Factionnoun

One of the divisions or parties of charioteers (distinguished by their colors) in the games of the circus.

Dissensionnoun

a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters

Factionnoun

A party, in political society, combined or acting in union, in opposition to the government, or state; - usually applied to a minority, but it may be applied to a majority; a combination or clique of partisans of any kind, acting for their own interests, especially if greedy, clamorous, and reckless of the common good.

Factionnoun

Tumult; discord; dissension.

‘They remained at Newbury in great faction among themselves.’;

Factionnoun

a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue

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Factionnoun

a dissenting clique

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