Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun strife

2 senses of strife

Sense 1
discord, strife -- (lack of agreement or harmony)
       => disorder -- (a disturbance of the peace or of public order)

Sense 2
strife -- (bitter conflict; heated often violent dissension)
       => conflict, struggle, battle -- (an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs")

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