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Lack of agreement or harmony.‘the disaccord remains in effect’
discord, disharmony, disunity, strife, conflict, disagreement, dissension, dissent, opposition, variance, clashing, contention, dispute, disputation, arguing, argument, quarrelling, bickering, squabbling, wrangling, fighting, feuding, rivalryView synonyms
- ‘At first glance, the evoking of sexual desires for which, according to Stone, the largely male architects of cyberspace find an outlet in technology appears to be in disaccord with the celibate clerical culture of the Christian church.’
- ‘Those disagreements are real but that does not necessitate disaccord on the fight against terrorism.’
- ‘Because of some internal disaccords in team Germany, they weren't able to field a full team tonight.’
- ‘Different policies pursued in Iraq war led to disaccords among two sides of the Atlantic.’
- ‘There are no disaccords in doing business, realizing social development and equally protecting our environment.’
Disagree; be at variance.‘this disaccords with the precise date’
fail to agree, be in contention, be in dispute, be at odds, be at variance, not see eye to eye, differ from, dissent from, diverge fromView synonyms
- ‘Wherefore it is a sin to disaccord with such a will, because by that very fact one disaccords with the Divine rule.’
- ‘This standard suggests that in order to know whether a certain saying is authentic or not, we have to compare it with what is stated in Koran, the book of Allah; if the saying conforms, with the meanings of the Koran, we accept it, but it disaccords with it, then we reject it.’
- ‘However, this plan disaccorded with the plans of Protestant and Orthodox nobility.’
- ‘I maintain that this disaccording between his feelings of pleasure and pain and his rational judgment constitutes the very lowest depth of ignorance.’
- ‘Another object of the present invention is to provide an image forming apparatus preventing the rotation timings of photoconductor drums from disaccording with one another.’
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