Antonyms for synergy

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It is, and we must coin a word to express it, a social "synergy" that is wanted.

There is a synergy between their movements and their muscular contractions and the forthcoming paranormal movements.

There are lots of opportunities for synergy within Kodacell: marketing, logistics, even packing materials.

In each moment of our life we entertain some purpose, and to this purpose the synergy of our actions is directed.

On several occasions we have remarked a synergy of function, head and eyes moving upward in unison.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, "cooperation," from Modern Latin synergia, from Greek synergia "joint work, assistance, help," from synergos "working together," related to synergein "work together, help another in work," from syn- "together" (see syn-) + ergon "work" (see urge (v.)). Meaning "combined activities of a group" is from 1847.

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