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Meaning of DISUNION

Pronunciation:  dis'yoonyun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the termination or destruction of union
 

DISUNION is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Antonyms: conjugation, jointure, unification, union, uniting
 
 See Also: detribalisation, detribalization, separation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*un"ion\, n. [Pref. dis- + union: cf. F.
d['e]sunion.]
1. The termination of union; separation; disjunction; as, the
   disunion of the body and the soul.

2. A breach of concord and its effect; alienation.

         Such a disunion between the two houses as might much
         clou? the happiness of this kingdom.  --Clarendon.

3. The termination or disruption of the union of the States
   forming the United States.

         I have not accustomed myself to hang over the
         precipice of disunion.                --D. Webster.

 
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 Related Terms: abstraction, alienation, antagonism, argumentation, breach, breach of friendship, break, clashing, cleavage, cleft, conflict, contention, contradiction, controversy, detachment, difference, disaccord, disaccordance, disaffection, disagreement, disarticulation, disassociation, disconnectedness, disconnection, discontinuity, discord, discordance, discordancy, discrepancy, disengagement, disfavor, disharmony, disjointing, disjunction, dislocation, disparity, disruption, dissension, dissent, dissidence, dissolution, dissonance, disunity, divergence, diversity, dividedness, division, divorce, divorcement, estrangement, faction, falling-out, inaccordance, incoherence, inequality, isolation, jarring, luxation, negation, open rupture, opposition, oppugnancy, parting, partition, recall of ambassadors, removal, repugnance, rift, rupture, schism, segmentation, separation, separatism, split, split-up, strife, subdivision, subtraction, unharmoniousness, variance, withdrawal, zoning
 

 

 

 

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