strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord.
difference in sentiment or opinion; disagreement.

1300–50; Middle English dissenciun, dissensio(u)n < Anglo-French < Latin dissēnsiōn- (stem of dissēnsiō), equivalent to dissēns(us) (past participle of dissentīre; dissent- (see dissent) + -tus past participle suffix) + -iōn- -ion

1. strife. See quarrel1.
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dissension (dɪˈsɛnʃən)
disagreement, esp when leading to a quarrel
[C13: from Latin dissēnsiō, from dissentīre to dissent]

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c.1300, from L. dissensionem (nom. dissensio) "disagreement," from dissens-, stem of dissentire "disagree" (see dissent).
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Example sentences
Rumors of family dissension, however, have been laid to rest.
There's also plenty of signs of dissension, which always rears it ugly head
  when a team goes through this kind of year.
The members who chose him cited the tension and dissension he was causing.
Has there been reports of dissension on the team.
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