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disunion

[dis-yoon-yuh n] /dɪsˈyun yən/
noun
1.
a severance of union; separation; disjunction.
2.
lack of unity; dissension.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; dis-1 + union
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  • Destroy this, and it requires no prophet to foresee that disunion is inevitable.
  • Democracy, smitten with tho consciousness of its waning power, raises the startling cry of disunion.
Word Origin and History for disunion
n.

late 15c., from dis- + union.

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