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
Anything in disagreement is wrong, and anything in agreement is redundant.
In brief, the Kazakh language bloggers 'main disagreement is that this draft law would make it possible to ban a blog for any reason, while bloggers would have no rights.
The heart of the disagreement is the "international currency war," as Guido Mantega, the Brazilian finance minister, called it three weeks ago.
No, the disagreement is about whether affirmative action is a corrective to centuries of injustice that may have ceased to be useful, or whether affirmative action is itself an injustice perpetrated against the oppressed white race by a cabal of overprivileged minorities and the powerful liberal elite.
Thus our disagreement is a matter of degree, not kind.
Oh, Ana, I disagree -- and my disagreement is about substance rather than positioning.
If one doesn't agree with that foundational structure, I suppose they could perceive that the disagreement is an attack.
But the disagreement is almost always over how best to allocate public resources.
The president of the Denver chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners has resigned, citing what she described as a disagreement with some board members over the group's future options.
IIHS and NHTSA in disagreement over perils of texting while driving.
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