(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
Act of disagreeing
1. disagreement, discord, discordance; dissonance, dissidence, discrepancy; unconformity, incongruity, incongruence; discongruity, misalliance; jarring; dissent, dissension, conflict; opposition; disunity.
2. mismatch, misjoining, disproportion, disproportionateness, variance, divergence; repugnance. See difference.
3. unfitness, inaptitude, impropriety; inapplicability; inconsistency, irrelevancy, irrelation.
4. nonconformist, misfit, fish out of water (see unconformity).
Verbs — disagree, vary; clash, jar, contend (see contention); diverge; come amiss; not concern, mismatch.
1. disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, incongruous; repugnant, incompatible, irreconcilable, inconsistent with; unconformable; disproportionate, unharmonious, unconsonant; divergent.
2. inapt, unapt, inappropriate, improper; impertinent; unsuited, unsuitable; inapplicable, beside the point or question, neither here nor there; unfit[ting], unbefitting, unbecoming; ill-timed, unseasonable, mal à propos, inadmissible; inapposite, irrelevant; uncongenial; ill-assorted, mismatched, mis-joined, misplaced; unaccommodating; irreducible, uncommensurable; out of character, keeping, proportion, line, joint, tune, place, or season; out of its element; at odds or variance with, out of whack.
Adverbs — in disagreement; discordantly.
Quotations — If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer (Henry Thoreau).
Antonyms, see agreement, relation.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Discord]
Syn. contention, strife, conflict, difference of opinion, cross-purposes, controversy, wrangle, vendetta, dissension, atmospherics, animosity, ill feeling, ill will, misunderstanding, division, opposition, hostility, breach, discord, disunion, feud, clashing, antagonism, disunity, dissidence, dissent, bickering, squabble, divisiveness, lack of concord, tension, friction, split, quarreling, jarring, falling out, break, rupture, quarrel, clash, opposition, altercation, variance, contest; see also battle 2 , competition 1 , fight 1 .
2. [Inconsistency]
Syn. discrepancy, dissimilarity, disparity; see difference 1 .
3. [A quarrel]
Syn. fight, argument, feud; see dispute .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
dispute, difference of opinion, dissent, contention, argument, quarrel, controversy, division, squabble, discord, opposition, spat, falling-out.
ANT.: agreement, accord, harmony
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A marked lack of correspondence or agreement: difference, discrepance, discrepancy, disparity, gap, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency. See AGREE. 2. A discussion, often heated, in which a difference of opinion is expressed: altercation, argument, bicker, clash, contention, controversy, debate, difficulty, dispute, fight, polemic, quarrel, run-in, spat, squabble, tiff, word (used in plural), wrangle. Informal: hassle, rhubarb, tangle. See CONFLICT.

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