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Contention

Antonyms for contention:

friendship, harmony, concurrence, peace.

Synonyms for contention:

Sense 1

fight, Inharmony, run-in, declaration, meeting, rhubarb, point of order, side issue, dissentience.

Sense 2

polemic, sidelight, unrest, tiff, battle.

Sense 3

spat, substance, schism, variance.

Sense 4

item, war, faction, wrangle.

Sense 5

thrust.

Sense 7

difficulty.

Sense 8

focus.

Sense 11

word.

assertion

allegation.

debate

Polemics.

demand

claim.

dispute

words.

Other synonyms and related words:

contest, wrangle, tug-of-war, run-in, spat, substance, item, leaning, focus, line, faction, lean, Polemics, parameter, grapple, contestation, contender, meeting, competition, rhubarb, rival, fight, duel, rock, war, words, Inharmony, tilt, sidelight, fray, dissentience, disputation, tiff, battle, polemic, broil, rivalry, affray, careen, challenger, unrest, competitor, inclination, argumentation, schism, Disceptation, sweepstakes, debate, dogfight, variance, joust, declaration, match, word, sway, difficulty, arguing, literary argument, list, claim, allegation, combat.

Sense 2 (noun)

declaration, allegation, side issue, substance, claim, point of order, item, focus, fight, sidelight.

Sense 3 (noun)

difficulty, tiff, spat, rhubarb, wrangle, word, polemic, run-in.

Sense 4 (noun)

schism, Inharmony, variance, war, faction, dissentience.

argument for idea (noun)

belief, assertion, opinion, discussion, position, allegation, hypothesis, thesis, idea, declaration, contestation, claim.

competition (noun)

controversy, altercation, quarrel, hostility, discord, squabble, enmity, disunity, dissidence, rivalry, dissension, argument, tug-of-war, contest, variance, wrangle, conflict, run-in, dispute, battle, fight, hassle, dissent, war, strife, disaccord, struggle, difference, combat.

conflict (noun)

commotion, imbroglio, altercation, dissidence, hubbub, squabble, dissonance, disharmony, harshness, brawl, row, clamor, dissension, hassle, raucousness, strife, cacophony, warfare, Discordancy, clash, discord, difference, disagreement, squall, collision, riot, feud.

contention (noun)

confrontation, competition, argument, encounter, disputation, dispute, protest, arguing, quarrel, contestation, rivalry, struggle, resistance, controversy, tilt.

dialectic (noun)

logical argument.

difference (noun)

variance.

difference of opinion (noun)

dissidence.

disagreement (noun)

challenge, repudiation, rejection, defiance, nonagreement, divisiveness, complaint, disaccord.

discordance (noun)

dissent, disunity.

dissertation (noun)

commentary, research, essay, postulation, hypothesis, premise, argument, criticism, dissertation, discussion, examination, position, assertion, interpolation, conjecture, article, critique, thesis, opinion, analysis.

enmity (noun)

combativeness, inharmoniousness, discordance, malice, incompatibility, bad blood, contrariety, opposition, bitterness, quarrelsomeness, resentment, coldness, hostility, Adverseness, Averseness, antipathy, rancor, coolness, conflict, animosity, unfriendliness, malevolence, polarity, alienation, hard feelings, tension, enmity, antagonism, wrath, spitefulness, friction, hatred, dislike, loathing, surliness, Inimicality.

opposition (noun)

unfriendliness.

polemic (noun)

face off.

resistance (noun)

resistance.

conflict (verb)

battle, fight.

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