Definitions

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

  • n. Lack of unity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The lack of unity or cohesion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A state of separation or disunion; want of unity.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want of unity; a state of separation.
  • n. The absence of unity of feelings or interests; want of concord.

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

  • n. lack of unity (usually resulting from dissension)

Etymologies

dis- +‎ unity (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In a democracy, disunity is not just the reality, it's the premise.

    Not the Ones We've Been Waiting For

  • Such disunity is raw feed for the anti-gunners and we need it like we need a hole in the head.

    ZUMBOMANIA, PART II: David E.

  • History records that the road to international disunity is strewn with skeletons of appeasement.

    Canada—Whither?

  • He’s been making the tactical error of not telling Democrats what they want to hear lately*, so any excuse to discount this cold water on GOP party disunity is a good enough one, right?

    Fortunately, they will ignore Tom Jensen utterly. | RedState

  • The social evils of Plato´s time, namely disunity, incompetence and violence, are still present and will always be for as long as there are political communities and incompetent rulers unable to impose rules thus triggering a process of political so-cialization that will change individual attitudes.

    American Chronicle

  • KUCHING: The so-called disunity among members of the state Barisan Nasional is a fallacy, said Parti Rakyat Sarawak president Datuk Seri James Masing.

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  • The disunity is a consequence of how the issue has been managed and broadened out to concerns about the management of the party in general.

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  • No, he was counting on the "disunity" between HC and BO supporters.

    The Palin Meltdown in Slo-Mo

  • You don't want that kind of disunity in your administration.

    Al Eisele: Doggone It, Why Not a White House Cat?

  • Meanwhile, over on CNN, when they're not desperately hunting for PUMAs to fuel the exaggerated "disunity" frame, they're consulting with known race-baiter Alex Castellanos who, before he began collecting CNN paychecks, collected paychecks from Jesse Helms in exchange for masterminding racist ads like the infamous "White Hands" commercial.

    Bob Cesca: Cable News Covering The DNC With Republican Cue Cards

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