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This, in turn, resulted in greater internal rivalries and dissensions that further corroded the military system – thus leaving the Sultanate exposed to external threats, like the Timurids and the Ottomans.

The internal dissension grew so heated that two employees who complained were granted paid leave — to consider whether they want to stay, the organization said — and a third is considering resigning over it.

The tone of the dissension is that somehow the Buckeyes strategized this way, that they voluntarily shrank their schedule or dodged opponents.

Ford emphasized that dissension and anger at the Assad family is reaching a tipping point among the Alawi.

Twitter messages show there was some internal dissension among Anonymous hackers as to whether they had the correct name.

But aging stars, a dismal season, and dissension in the front office are dragging the franchise down.

Plus, fights and dissension are always a good sign that something fun will happen during the show.

Dissension soon arose in the family propos of young Baudelaire's desire for a literary career.

He told us himself that, in this time of public dissension, he was resolved to make his fortune.

George therefore started on his work of sowing dissension between them with something in his favour.

The Roman sky was overshadowed with clouds both of foreign invasion and internal dissension.

The only chance of dissension is about the 'partition of the spoil.'


On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dissension, such as: bickering, controversy, disagreement, discord, dissent, and disunity.

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