|1.||a struggle or clash between opposing forces; battle|
|2.||a state of opposition between ideas, interests, etc; disagreement or controversy|
|3.||a clash, as between two appointments made for the same time|
|4.||psychol opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible wishes or drives, sometimes leading to a state of emotional tension and thought to be responsible for neuroses|
|5.||to come into opposition; clash|
|[C15: from Latin conflictus, from conflīgere to combat, from flīgere to strike]|
conflict con·flict (kŏn'flĭkt')
A psychic struggle between opposing or incompatible impulses, desires, or tendencies.