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[dis-yoo-ni-tee] /dɪsˈyu nɪ ti/
noun, plural disunities.
lack of unity or accord.
Origin of disunity
1625-35; dis-1 + unity Unabridged
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  • It's here that the movements towards disunity really start to look similar.
  • In terms of offering consumers legitimate movie downloads, disunity and incompetence have been the order of the day.
  • Here is one optimist's reason for believing unity will prevail over disunity, integration over disintegration.
  • The countervailing drawback has often been disunity.
  • disunity is all the more remarkable in light of the harmony that prevailed after the flawed presidential poll.
  • Much is made of disunity and cheating within the cartel, which no doubt exist, but a debate over strategy is to be expected.
  • It also faces potential disunity between its joint-venture partners over the best way to process the gas for export.
  • The result was disunity, the breaking up of groups, and the expulsion of one opposition leader after another.
  • We cannot afford indecision, disunity, or disarray in the conduct of our foreign affairs.
British Dictionary definitions for disunity


noun (pl) -ties
dissension or disagreement
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