disagreement

A disagreement is a type of conflict, either between people or ideas. No it’s not! Yes it is! It’s an argument. If your opinion contradicts the facts, there's a disagreement.

When ideas conflict, there's disagreement. If you want to go to an action movie, but your friend wants to go to a romantic comedy, that's a disagreement. Statements, opinions, and claims can also disagree. If I say my grandmother was a sweet woman, and you say she was a horrible person, that's disagreement. If the IRS finds a disagreement between your taxes and your real income, you could be in trouble.

Definitions of disagreement
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n a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters

Synonyms:
dissension, dissonance
Antonyms:
accord, agreement
harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
Types:
disunity
lack of unity (usually resulting from dissension)
divide
a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
Type of:
conflict
a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests

n a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

Synonyms:
discrepancy, divergence, variance
Types:
allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance
a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
Type of:
difference
the quality of being unlike or dissimilar

n the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing

Antonyms:
agreement
the verbal act of agreeing
Types:
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confrontation, encounter, face-off, showdown
a hostile disagreement face-to-face
dissidence
disagreement; especially disagreement with the government
dissent
a difference of opinion
nonconformity
lack of harmony or correspondence
discord, dissension
disagreement among those expected to cooperate
conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute
a disagreement or argument about something important
confrontation
discord resulting from a clash of ideas or opinions
division, variance
discord that splits a group
collision
a conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals
arguing, argument, contention, contestation, controversy, disceptation, disputation, tilt
a contentious speech act; a dispute where there is strong disagreement
gap
a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
dustup, quarrel, row, run-in, words, wrangle
an angry dispute
Type of:
speech act
the use of language to perform some act

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