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differencenoun adverseness, antipathy, antithesis, asymmetry, atypicality, breach, change, clash of temperament, clashing, conflict of opinion, contradiction, contradistinction, contraposition, contrariety, contrariness, contrast, controversy, counterpoint, departure, departure from, deviation, differentiation, disaccord, disagreement, disconnection, discontinuity, discord, discordance, discrepancy, discrepantia, discrimination, disequilibrium, disharmony, disjunction, disparity, disproportion, dissension, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, dissonance, distinction, distinctness, distortion, divergence, diverseness, diversity, failure to agree, heterogeneity, imparity, inaccordance, incommensurability, incongruity, incongruousness, inconsistency, individuality, inequality, inharmoniousness, inharmony, irreconcilability, irrelation, lack of connection, lack of resemblance, misunderstanding, multifariousness, mutual exclusiveness, nonconformity, nonuniformity, nuance, oppositeness, opposition, schism, separateness, state of being different, unconformity, unequalness, uniqueness, unlikeness, unrelatedness, variance, variation, variegation, variety
Associated concepts: difference in degree, difference in kind, difference in the nature and elements of a crime, difference in value, difference of opinion, settling of differences
See also: argument, conflict, contention, contradistinction, deviation, disaccord, disagreement, disapproval, discord, discrepancy, disparity, dispute, dissidence, diversification, estrangement, feud, fight, identity, impugnation, incongruity, inconsistency, individuality, inequality, nonconformity, nuance, objection, opposition, rift, schism, split, variance
DIFFERENCE. A dispute, contest, disagreement, quarrel.