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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 dis·sen·sion /dɪˈsɛn(t)ʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·sen·sion n.  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.   --Dryden.
    A seditious person and raiser-up of dissension among the people.   --Robynson (More's Utopia).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: disagreement among those expected to cooperate [syn: discord]
      2: a conflict of people's opinions or actions or characters
         [syn: disagreement, dissonance] [ant: agreement]