Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of dissension.

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Examples

  • + Schism and disunion he brands as crimes to be classed with murder and debauchery, and declares that those guilty of "dissensions" and

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner

  • But the "dissensions" the President spoke of were natural enough.

    Pickwickian Studies

  • Florence -- Republics always disunited -- Some differences are injurious; others not so -- The kind of dissensions prevailing at Florence -- Cosmo de '

    History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy

  • Florence — Republics always disunited — Some differences are injurious; others not so — The kind of dissensions prevailing at Florence — Cosmo de’ Medici and Neri

    The History of Florence

  • To my thrilled imagination it was the face of one who dwelt beyond all strivings of the elements and broody dissensions of the blood.

    CHAPTER XII

  • She could make a meal of sun-dried fish or a bed in the snow; yet she teased them with tantalizing details of many-course dinners, and caused strange internal dissensions to arise at the mention of various quondam dishes which they had well-nigh forgotten.

    An Odyssey of the North

  • The land was convulsed with industrial dissensions.

    Chapter 10: The Vortex

  • Rome, the catspaw in the matter of their religious dissensions.

    Chapter 17

  • Now will there be more dissensions, and riotings, and stonings of prophets.

    Chapter 17

  • Today, gold has become an expression of the instability spreading from Tunisia to Egypt to Libya to Syria, to Yemen, to Saudi Arabia, to Iran, to Bahrain -- and those street dissensions to come, conceivably in Kuwait, UAE, and elsewhere.

    Robert Lenzner: Gold, Silver Prices Hit New Peaks on Political Unrest

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