Dis*sen"sion (?), n. [L. dissensio: cf. F. dissension. See Dissent.]
Disagreement in opinion, usually of a violent character, producing warm debates or angry words; contention in words; partisan and contentious divisions; breach of friendship and union; strife; discord; quarrel.
Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and disputation with them.
Acts xv. 2.
Debates, dissension, uproars are thy joy.
A seditious person and raiser-up of dissension among the people.
Robynson (More's Utopia).
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