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Contention (IPA: /kənˈtɛnʃən/)


Contention (n.)

A violent effort or struggle to obtain, or to resist, something; contest; strife.

Contention (n.)

Strife in words; controversy; altercation; quarrel; dispute; as, a bone of contention.

Contention (n.)

Vehemence of endeavor; eagerness; ardor; zeal.

Contention (n.)

A point maintained in an argument, or a line of argument taken in its support; the subject matter of discussion or strife; a position taken or contended for.

Contention

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Contention Synonyms

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Contention Synonyms

Competition, Rivalry

Contention Synonyms

Arguing, Controversy, Disputation, Disceptation, Contestation, Tilt, Argument

Contention Rhymes


Gentian, Henschen, Mention, Pension, Tension

Ascension, Attention, Contention, Convention, Detention, Dimension, Dissension, Extension, Invention, Laurentian, Pretension, Prevention, Retention, Suspension

Apprehension, Comprehension, Condescension, Hypertension, Hypotension, Reinvention
Misapprehension

Spanish Translation

Contention in Spanish is Contención

Tagalog Translation

Contention in Tagalog is Pangangatwiran

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A continual dropping in a very rainy day and a contentious woman are alike." - Contention

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A man of strife and a man of contention." - Contention

Example Sentence (Quote)

" But curb thou the high spirit in thy breast, For gentle ways are best, and keep aloof From sharp contentions." - Contention

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Contentions fierce, Ardent, and dire, spring from no petty cause." - Contention

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Did thrust (as now) in others' corn his sickle." - Contention


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