Definition of Strife

1. Noun. Lack of agreement or harmony.

Exact synonyms: Discord
Generic synonyms: Disorder
Derivative terms: Discord



2. Noun. Bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension.
Generic synonyms: Battle, Conflict, Struggle
Specialized synonyms: Countercurrent, Crosscurrent, Discord, Discordance

Definition of Strife

1. n. The act of striving; earnest endeavor.

Definition of Strife

1. Noun. Conflict, sometimes violent, usually brief or limited in nature. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Strife

1. bitter conflict or dissension [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strife

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stridulation
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strife (current term)
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strigillose

Literary usage of Strife

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1. Publications (1848)
"Solomon once spake: The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water, therefore, saith he, leave off contention before it be meddled ..."

2. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"XXVI OF THE strife IN THE COUNCIL KING MONMOUTH'S council was assembled at the time of my coming, and my entrance caused the utmost surprise and joy, ..."

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