Words Related to Agreement and Disagreement

Words Related to Agreement and Disagreement - Disagreement and Opposition 2

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Here you will learn some English words related to disagreement and opposition, such as "demur", "deadlock", and "criticize".
to counterattackverb

to make an attack in response to someone else's attack

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counterattacknoun

an attack made in response to someone else's attack

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criticismnoun

remarks that express disapproval of someone or something based on their errors or flaws

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to criticizeverb

to point out the faults or weaknesses of someone or something

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to [cross] swordsphrase

to argue or have a disagreement with someone

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deadlocknoun

a situation in which the parties involved do not compromise and therefore are unable to reach an agreement

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deadlockedadjective

(of disagreements, disputes, etc.) unable to be settled because the parties involved do not compromise

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debatableadjective

unclear or uncertain because of the involvement of many different opinions

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debate
debatenoun

a discussion about a particular issue between two opposing sides, mainly held publicly

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to debate
to debateverb

to formally discuss a matter

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to demurverb

to express one's disagreement, refusal, or reluctance

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to dickerverb

to argue with someone, particularly about the price of something

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to disagree
to disagreeverb

to hold or give a different opinion about something

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disagreementnoun

an argument or a situation in which people have different opinions about something

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to disassociateverb

to make it known that one is not connected with or does not support or agree with someone or something; to declare that something does not have any connection with something else

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discordnoun

lack of agreement between people

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discordantadjective

in disagreement

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disharmonynoun

disagreement over important things that makes people become unfriendly toward one another

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disputableadjective

not been proven right or true and therefore open to argument

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disputationnoun

discussion of a topic over which people disagree

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disputenoun

a strong disagreement, particularly one that lasts long

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to disputeverb

to argue with someone, particularly over the ownership of something

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dissensionnoun

lack of agreement between people

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dissentnoun

disagreement with what is officially or commonly accepted

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to dissentverb

to give or have opinions that differ from those officially or commonly accepted

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dissenternoun

someone who disagrees with a common belief or an official decision

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dissentingadjective

having or giving opinions that differ from those officially or commonly accepted

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dissidencenoun

strong disagreement with and criticism of the policies of one's government, particularly where there is punishment for this action

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dissidentnoun

someone who declares opposition to the government of one's country, knowing there is punishment for doing so

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dissidentadjective

disagreeing with official policies or popular beliefs, particularly where there is punishment for this action

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to dissociateverb

to make it clear that one has no connection with or does not support or agree with someone or something; to state that something does not have any connection with something else

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dissociationnoun

the action of displaying that one does not agree with something

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dissonancenoun

the state in which people or things are in disagreement

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dissonantadjective

not harmonious

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to disuniteverb

to cause disagreement or separation between a group of people

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disunitynoun

absence of agreement among a group of people

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to divergeverb

(of views, opinions, etc.) to be different from each other

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divergencenoun

a difference in interests, views, opinions, etc.

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to divideverb

to cause disagreement among people

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to [divide] and [rule|conquer]phrase

to not allow people become united and pose a threat to one by keeping them busy through causing disagreement and argument between them

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dividedadjective

(of a society, organization, or group) separated by disagreement

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divisionnoun

disagreement among members of a group or society

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divisiveadjective

causing a split in people and resulting in their disagreement with each other

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divisivelyadverb

in a way that causes a split between people

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divisivenessnoun

a split in people disagreeing or opposing one another

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