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See definition of conflicts on Dictionary.com
  • nounfight, warfare
  • noundisagreement, discord
  • verbbe at odds

synonyms for conflicts

  • battle
  • clash
  • combat
  • competition
  • rivalry
  • strife
  • struggle
  • war
  • collision
  • contention
  • contest
  • emulation
  • encounter
  • engagement
  • fracas
  • fray
  • set-to
  • striving
  • tug-of-war

antonyms for conflicts

MOST RELEVANT
  • peace
  • truce
  • agreement
  • calm
  • harmony
  • surrender
  • accord
  • concord
  • stability
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How to use conflicts in a sentence

As an example of how political conflicts ought to be carried on take the case of West Fife.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 109, JULY 27, 1895VARIOUS
The discussions on the coercion act had produced many personal conflicts in debate between Mr. O'Connell and the Irish secretary.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The grant of a military force might have supposed an interference with the civil dissensions and party conflicts of Spain.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
At the same instant came the crash and gasp of two desperate conflicts more—Godfrey and Musa likewise seized.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Now this it is which, considered as applying to the human will, conflicts with our consciousness, and revolts our feelings.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
The result which follows from one geometrical principle has nothing that conflicts with the result which follows from another.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
There have been so many worse conflicts since that act of supreme German folly and wickedness.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
In each of these conflicts the attack was made and the first shot was fired on the part of the British troops.
THE LOYALISTS OF AMERICA AND THEIR TIMES, VOL. 1 OF 2EGERTON RYERSON
In this salient, now known as the “Bloody Angle,” occurred one of the most terrible hand-to-hand conflicts of modern warfare.
HISTORIC FREDERICKSBURGJOHN T. GOOLRICK
If there have been conflicts, they have left no rancour, no bitterness.
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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