Definition for conflict

noun as in fight, warfare

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Example Sentences

In immigration court, she claimed that she feared returning to Cameroon, a place that she has never called home, and where there is ongoing conflict between the state and anglophone separatists.

From Vox

Justice has repeatedly said his role as governor poses no conflict, and he wants nothing from the state for his businesses or his family.

But, Liebman said, the logic that supported withholding documents doesn’t apply to the current fight because this one centers on allegations of conflicts of interest.

A conflict over which electors should count would only exacerbate those concerns.

That does not necessarily suggest that Russia plans to expand or accelerate attacks, but it may indicate that the Kremlin sees the current intensive confrontation … as a prelude to an inevitable conflict.

From Ozy

In the middle of all of that past suffering and present-day conflict, this Cosby bomb was dropped.

Their claims have led to both academic controversy and localized conflict.

The two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is dead.

World War II is still a long way off, but the seeds of conflict are already being sown on the continent.

So here we are with Abbas being the only one of three parties to this conflict still fighting for a two-state solution.

He must trust to his human merits, and not miracles, for his Sonship is of no value in this conflict.

The conflict in Tom's puzzled heart sharpened that evening into dreadful edges that cut him mercilessly whichever way he turned.

In her he felt again, more distinctly than before, another person—division, conflict.

The conflict of these certainties left hopeless disorder in every corner of his being.

Battle of Surcoign; British defeated by the French after a sanguinary conflict.


On this page you'll find 202 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to conflict, such as: battle, clash, combat, competition, rivalry, and strife.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.