Definition of Difference of opinion
1. Noun. A disagreement or argument about something important. "The familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"
Generic synonyms: Disagreement
Specialized synonyms: Collision, Arguing, Argument, Contention, Contestation, Controversy, Disceptation, Disputation, Tilt, Gap, Dustup, Quarrel, Row, Run-in, Words, Wrangle
Derivative terms: Differ, Disputatious, Dispute, Dispute
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Literary usage of Difference of opinion
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1. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"will live is a question on which there may be difference of opinion.—WALKER, HUGH, 1897, The Age 0} Tennyson, p.. It is just the author's sympathy with the ..."
2. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1880)
"I do not believe there is the slightest difference of opinion between the Dean of Bangor and myself in regard to matters connected with the present ..."
3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1872)
"There appears to be much difference of opinion as to the length of the anterior flap. Mr. Maunder directs that it should be not less than two and one-half ..."
4. History of England from the Accession of James I. to the Outbreak of the by Samuel Rawson Gardiner (1883)
"... Electorate.2 In this difference of opinion between the Council and the chief minister the judgment of the King was of no weight Character of whatever. ..."
5. A Treatise on International Law by William Edward Hall (1895)
"The persons as to whose nationality no room for nation- difference of opinion exists are in the main those who have ..."
6. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1866)
"been no difference of opinion among the American judges in the case of an ordinary war ; all of them concurring in the principle, that a neutral, ..."