Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A failure or refusal to agree.
  • n. A disparity; an inconsistency.
  • n. A conflict or difference of opinion.
  • n. A quarrel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An argument or debate.
  • n. A condition of not agreeing or concurring.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of disagreeing; a being at variance; dissimilitude; diversity.
  • n. Unsuitableness; unadaptedness.
  • n. Difference of opinion or sentiment.
  • n. A falling out, or controversy; difference.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want of agreement; difference, either in form or in essence; dissimilitude; diversity; unlikeness: as, the disagreement of two ideas, of two stories, or of any two objects in some respects similar.
  • n. Difference of opinion or sentiments.
  • n. Unsuitableness; unfitness; lack of conformity.
  • n. A falling out; a wrangle; contention.
  • n. Synonyms Distinction, Diversity, etc. (see difference); unlikeness, discrepancy.
  • n. Variance, misunderstanding, dissension, division, dispute, jarring, clashing, strife.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the speech act of disagreeing or arguing or disputing
  • n. a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
  • n. a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions

Etymologies

From dis- +‎ agreement or disagree +‎ -ment (Wiktionary)

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