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Words Related to Agreement and Disagreement - Disagreement and Opposition 2

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

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Words Related to Agreement and Disagreement
to counterattack
[verb]
to make an attack in response to someone else's attack
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counterattack
[noun]
an attack made in response to someone else's attack
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criticism
[noun]
remarks that express disapproval of someone or something based on their errors or flaws
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to criticize
[verb]
to point out the faults or weaknesses of someone or something
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to cross swords
[phrase]
to argue or have a disagreement with someone
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deadlock
[noun]
a situation in which the parties involved do not compromise and therefore are unable to reach an agreement
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deadlocked
[adjective]
(of disagreements, disputes, etc.) unable to be settled because the parties involved do not compromise
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debatable
[adjective]
unclear or uncertain because of the involvement of many different opinions
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debate
[noun]
a discussion about a particular issue between two opposing sides, mainly held publicly
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to debate
[verb]
to formally discuss a matter, usually in a structured setting
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to demur
[verb]
to express one's disagreement, refusal, or reluctance
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to dicker
[verb]
to negotiate with someone, particularly about the price of something
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to disagree
[verb]
to hold or give a different opinion about something
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disagreement
[noun]
an argument or a situation in which people have different opinions about something
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to disassociate
[verb]
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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discord
[noun]
lack of agreement between people
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discordant
[adjective]
in disagreement
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disharmony
[noun]
disagreement over important things that makes people become unfriendly toward one another
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disputable
[adjective]
not been proven right or true and therefore open to argument
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disputation
[noun]
discussion of a topic over which people disagree
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dispute
[noun]
a strong disagreement, particularly one that lasts long
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to dispute
[verb]
to argue with someone, particularly over the ownership of something, facts, etc.
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dissension
[noun]
lack of agreement between people
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dissent
[noun]
disagreement with what is officially or commonly accepted
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to dissent
[verb]
to give or have opinions that differ from those officially or commonly accepted
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dissenter
[noun]
someone who disagrees with a common belief or an official decision
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dissenting
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having or giving opinions that differ from those officially or commonly accepted
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dissidence
[noun]
the action or process of disagreeing or disobeying established authority or doctrine
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dissident
[noun]
someone who declares opposition to the government of one's country, knowing there is punishment for doing so
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dissident
[adjective]
disagreeing with official policies or popular beliefs, particularly where there is punishment for this action
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to dissociate
[verb]
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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dissociation
[noun]
the action of displaying that one does not agree with something
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dissonance
[noun]
the state in which people or things are in disagreement
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dissonant
[adjective]
not harmonious
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to disunite
[verb]
to cause disagreement or separation between a group of people
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disunity
[noun]
absence of agreement among a group of people
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to diverge
[verb]
(of views, opinions, etc.) to be different from each other
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divergence
[noun]
a difference in interests, views, opinions, etc.
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to divide
[verb]
to cause disagreement among people
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to divide and conquer / rule
[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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divided
[adjective]
(of a society, organization, or group) separated by disagreement
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division
[noun]
disagreement among members of a group or society
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divisive
[adjective]
causing a split in people and resulting in their disagreement with each other
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divisively
[adverb]
in a way that causes a split between people
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divisiveness
[noun]
a split in people disagreeing or opposing one another
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