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Pronunciation:

[k_ə_n_t_ˈɛ_n_ʃ_ə_n], [kəntˈɛnʃən], [kəntˈɛnʃən]
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Synonyms for Contention:

conflict (noun) contention (noun) disagreement (noun) discordance (noun) dissertation (noun) enmity (noun) topic (noun) Other synonyms and related words:

Rhymes for Contention:

  1. pension, tension, mention;
  2. dimension, detention, ascension, attention, pretension, invention, suspension, prevention, convention, retention, dissension, extension;
  3. condescension, apprehension, hypertension, hypotension, comprehension;
  4. misapprehension;

Quotes for Contention:

  1. Contention is inseparable from creating knowledge. It is not contention we should try to avoid, but discourses that attempt to suppress contention Joyce Appleby.
  2. There are no contests in the Art of Peace. A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within. Morihei Ueshiba.
  3. We have seen that no religion stands on the basis of things known; none bounds its horizon within the field of human observation; and, therefore, as it can never present us with indisputable facts, so must it ever be at once a source of error and contention Francis Wright.

Idioms of Contention:

  1. bone of contention
  2. a bone of contention

Adjectives for Contention:

  • incred\-ibly bitter,
  • subsequent bull-headed,
  • profoundly childish,
  • arbitrary and baseless,
  • always vigorous,
  • vain and childish,
  • further remarkable,
  • much vain,
  • violent physical,
  • long and violent,
  • such strenuous,
  • mere logical,
  • whole terrible,
  • such dire,
  • long and bitter,
  • factional,
  • bull-headed,
  • own original,
  • semantic,
  • baseless,
  • great social,
  • unsupported,
  • medal,
  • oft-repeated,
  • infuriating,
  • basal,
  • fatuous,
  • inordinate,
  • viable,
  • belligerent,
  • ostentatious,
  • tricky,
  • invariable,
  • disgraceful,
  • global,
  • oncoming,
  • interstellar,
  • arbitrary,
  • creative,
  • instinctive,
  • brisk,
  • precise,
  • frightful,
  • dramatic,
  • slightest,
  • loyal,
  • formidable,
  • quaint,
  • sheer,
  • obvious,
  • tremendous,
  • admirable,
  • proud,
  • bald,
  • italian,
  • mental,
  • military,
  • social,
  • solid,
  • proper,
  • wonderful,
  • mighty,
  • least,
  • modern,
  • subterranean, fatal,
  • old and unsettled,
  • wholly laudable and reasonable,
  • hot and even riotous,
  • chief and most valid,
  • barren stark,
  • smug and confident,
  • fierce and undying,
  • probably bitter,
  • acrimonious and warlike,
  • fresh vexatious,
  • crass contemporary,
  • eternal irreconcilable,
  • chief and most puzzling,
  • plausible and damaging,
  • habitual inner,
  • desperate and interminable,
  • illogical and unfair,
  • grammatico-political,
  • bitter scientific,
  • laudable and reasonable,
  • mild but resolute,
  • bitterest partisan,
  • continual, nagging,
  • ever exciting,
  • customary amicable,
  • usual illogical,
  • endless destructive,
  • wholly laudable,
  • angry partisan,
  • strange parallel,
  • ferocious political,
  • main actual,
  • amicable little,
  • vain and endless,
  • verbal,
  • sturdy and wholesome,
  • old and tiresome,
  • vast metaphysical,
  • bitter mutual,
  • palpably absurd,
  • long and sore,
  • public legal,
  • mere wordy,
  • utterly untrue,
  • furious and implacable,
  • high and fierce,
  • selfish, greedy,
  • long and stern,
  • hard and fierce,
  • much generous,
  • long and vain,
  • sudden and excessive,
  • present unexpected,
  • better such,
  • much eager,
  • simple and comprehensive,
  • frequent and serious,
  • zero-sum,
  • ancient baronial,
  • whole revolutionary,
  • intersectional,
  • old and common,
  • whole romantic,
  • late famous,
  • great and popular,
  • scarcely worth,
  • rather astonishing,
  • pitiful human,
  • great secular,
  • long, fierce,
  • perfectly open,
  • other and lesser,
  • old and worn-out,
  • fierce and angry,
  • long and cruel,
  • such angry,
  • more courteous,
  • long political,
  • same blind,
  • violent political,
  • merely political,
  • ill-understood,
  • great and dangerous,
  • hard-line,
  • such harsh,
  • quite clear,
  • extreme southern,
  • own present,
  • still finer,
  • much further,
  • long-held,
  • quite distinct,
  • own former,
  • gladiatorial,
  • loyalist,
  • longstanding,
  • polygonal,
  • untrue,
  • acrimonious,
  • slanderous,
  • managerial,
  • political and religious,
  • far-fetched,
  • fractious,
  • combative,
  • feminist,
  • fallacious,
  • contentious,
  • blood-thirsty,
  • baronial,
  • narrow-minded,
  • unremitting,
  • socialistic,
  • unalterable,
  • nagging,
  • keener,
  • inglorious,
  • napoleonic,
  • doctrinal,
  • laudable,
  • skeptical,
  • harmful,
  • uttermost,
  • inconsistent,
  • damaging,
  • mutinous,
  • tacit,
  • vexatious,
  • unsettled,
  • puerile,
  • apologetic,
  • specious,
  • conjugal,
  • undying,
  • optimistic,
  • hottest,
  • unfair,
  • bulgarian,
  • arduous,
  • clamorous,
  • wrathful,
  • life-long,
  • noiseless,
  • irritable,
  • competitive,
  • carnal,
  • scholastic,
  • outright,
  • never-ending,
  • venomous,
  • smug,
  • more recent,
  • riotous,
  • perennial,
  • brazilian,
  • envious,
  • protracted,
  • ongoing,
  • tumultuous,
  • parental,
  • windy,
  • thoughtless,
  • sinful,
  • shameless,
  • courteous,
  • wary,
  • profane,
  • righteous,
  • unwilling,
  • convincing,
  • resolute,
  • metaphysical,
  • alarming,
  • own little,
  • zealous,
  • superfluous,
  • conscientious,
  • implacable,
  • tiresome,
  • wanton,
  • worn-out,
  • stormy,
  • cynical,
  • subterranean,
  • dubious,
  • outrageous,
  • spirited,
  • confident,
  • comprehensive,
  • hopeful,
  • explosive,
  • secular,
  • rebellious,
  • spontaneous,
  • senseless,
  • danish,
  • swedish,
  • poetical,
  • martial,
  • victorious,
  • perilous,
  • disgusting,
  • virtuous,
  • aforesaid,
  • greedy,
  • foremost,
  • wholesome,
  • parallel,
  • much more,
  • doubtful,
  • austrian,
  • shrewd,
  • diverse,
  • finer,
  • negative,
  • legendary,
  • old-time,
  • agreeable,
  • federal,
  • exotic,
  • startling,
  • economic,
  • excessive,
  • ambitious,
  • restless,
  • anxious,
  • pathetic,
  • grotesque,
  • contemporary,
  • impressive,
  • fifth,
  • unpleasant,
  • vital,
  • heroic,
  • prime,
  • african,
  • stark,
  • gallant,
  • feeble,
  • vulgar,
  • peaceful,
  • romantic,
  • fearful,
  • material,
  • musical,
  • primary,
  • harsh,
  • lesser,
  • sturdy,
  • effective,
  • southern,
  • fiery,
  • subtle,
  • scientific,
  • intellectual,
  • unexpected,
  • wicked,
  • fourth,
  • eternal,
  • vague,
  • european,
  • practical,
  • distinct,
  • permanent,
  • innocent,
  • current,
  • successful,
  • charming,
  • imperial,
  • official,
  • well-known,
  • grave,
  • honest,
  • more or less,
  • flat,
  • brief,
  • happy,
  • fat,
  • secret,
  • clear,
  • occasional,
  • pale,
  • important,
  • fresh,
  • special,
  • vast,
  • past,
  • simple,
  • dark,
  • single,
  • poor,
  • other,
  • more,
  • long but unjust,
  • grievous, troublesome,
  • frank and persistent,
  • keen and copious,
  • logical and tenable,
  • main abstract,
  • extreme empirical,
  • violent and unceasing,
  • troublesome and tedious,
  • fierce and wild,
  • such sorrowful,
  • loud, angry,
  • such vehement,
  • wild and desperate,
  • more plausible,
  • tenable,
  • fairly common,
  • truly remarkable,
  • nationalistic,
  • sounder,
  • hotter,
  • dishonorable,
  • more familiar,
  • liveliest,
  • quarrelsome,
  • pragmatic,
  • empirical,
  • erroneous,
  • infidel,
  • injurious,
  • dogmatic,
  • apostolic,
  • blasphemous,
  • improbable,
  • impious,
  • manual,
  • beauteous,
  • unjust,
  • copious,
  • scandalous,
  • preposterous,
  • lawful,
  • sorrowful,
  • contrary,
  • strenuous,
  • naive,
  • theoretical,
  • unfinished,
  • destructive,
  • odious,
  • shrill,
  • trivial,
  • hateful,
  • insane,
  • frank,
  • exciting,
  • ardent,
  • moderate,
  • stubborn,
  • fond,
  • artistic,
  • jewish,
  • eastern,
  • capital,
  • inevitable,
  • obscure,
  • lofty,
  • smart,
  • stiff,
  • invisible,
  • traditional,
  • elegant,
  • latest,
  • glorious,
  • minor,
  • extraordinary,
  • moral,
  • separate,
  • individual,
  • male,
  • curious,
  • thin,
  • regular,
  • cold,
  • ordinary,
  • next,
  • eager but good-natured,
  • chief modernist,
  • arrogant and unreasonable,
  • incredibly bitter,
  • angry and scornful,
  • much wearisome,
  • old platonic,
  • loud and vehement,
  • much angry,
  • much noisy,
  • least apparent,
  • great apparent,
  • humanist,
  • irreconcilable,
  • amicable,
  • salient,
  • platonic,
  • socialist,
  • sceptical,
  • indecent,
  • heretical,
  • wearisome,
  • steadfast,
  • puzzling,
  • more serious,
  • scornful,
  • matrimonial,
  • needless,
  • perverse,
  • playful,
  • widespread,
  • disagreeable,
  • irresistible,
  • interminable,
  • good-natured,
  • revolutionary,
  • ecclesiastical,
  • logical,
  • astonishing,
  • hopeless,
  • polite,
  • legitimate,
  • worth,
  • vigorous,
  • positive,
  • stern,
  • medical,
  • literary,
  • fatal,
  • inner,
  • blind,
  • immediate,
  • false,
  • cruel,
  • considerable,
  • central,
  • national,
  • royal,
  • sudden,
  • hard,
  • great,
  • useless and obstinate,
  • noble and profitable,
  • much violent,
  • loud and angry,
  • caustic,
  • reciprocal,
  • legislative,
  • unworthy,
  • serene,
  • chronic,
  • academic,
  • profitable,
  • placid,
  • juvenile,
  • theological,
  • ferocious,
  • critical,
  • painful,
  • mad,
  • bold,
  • physical,
  • spanish,
  • direct,
  • silent,
  • female,
  • familiar,
  • brave,
  • rough,
  • fair,
  • low,
  • certain,
  • thy childish,
  • modernist,
  • such terrible,
  • wayward,
  • abstract,
  • troublesome,
  • utmost,
  • unnatural,
  • everlasting,
  • seeming,
  • colonial,
  • notable,
  • international,
  • frequent,
  • monstrous,
  • temporary,
  • sole,
  • remarkable,
  • natural,
  • less,
  • sharp wordy,
  • long-standing,
  • sectarian,
  • fiscal,
  • valid,
  • unceasing,
  • grievous,
  • unreasonable,
  • tedious,
  • philosophical,
  • selfish,
  • amiable,
  • essential,
  • mexican,
  • universal,
  • dreadful,
  • late,
  • open,
  • common,
  • gentle and most honorable,
  • great civil,
  • illogical,
  • unprofitable,
  • fruitless,
  • sore,
  • warlike,
  • arrogant,
  • persistent,
  • canadian,
  • passionate,
  • liberal,
  • keen,
  • unhappy,
  • useless,
  • subsequent,
  • singular,
  • actual,
  • similar,
  • greatest,
  • possible,
  • sweet,
  • entire,
  • old,
  • hostile,
  • mutual,
  • savage,
  • short,
  • different,
  • ancient,
  • mere,
  • ol,
  • orthodox,
  • desperate,
  • basic,
  • stout,
  • private,
  • particular,
  • powerful,
  • usual,
  • mere partisan,
  • transvaal,
  • lifelong,
  • incessant,
  • verbal,
  • diplomatic,
  • hasty,
  • childish,
  • ridiculous,
  • mild,
  • apparent,
  • active,
  • interesting,
  • popular,
  • final,
  • continual,
  • opposite,
  • favorite,
  • previous,
  • dangerous,
  • dire,
  • recent,
  • strange,
  • unequal,
  • ceaseless,
  • noisy,
  • extreme,
  • warm,
  • public,
  • former,
  • french,
  • vain,
  • grand,
  • reasonable,
  • human,
  • idle,
  • endless,
  • gentle,
  • strong,
  • wordy,
  • honorable,
  • generous,
  • domestic,
  • foolish,
  • bloody,
  • due,
  • famous,
  • severe,
  • slight,
  • plausible,
  • democratic,
  • terrible,
  • fundamental,
  • obstinate,
  • high,
  • loving,
  • internal,
  • german,
  • noble,
  • personal,
  • furious,
  • absurd,
  • eager,
  • wild,
  • partisan,
  • vehement,
  • principal,
  • legal,
  • original,
  • loud,
  • religious,
  • chief,
  • violent,
  • british,
  • perpetual,
  • serious,
  • civil,
  • hot,
  • general,
  • constant,
  • sharp,
  • further,
  • angry,
  • political,
  • bitter,
  • present,
  • whole,
  • long,
  • fierce,
  • main.
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