disunion disunion  /dɪs ˈ jun jən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the termination or destruction of union

Usage(s):

  1. The communion's current rancorous disunion bears his imprint.
  2. But ask them to explain the mounting call for disunion and chances are that an accusing finger will point at Pakistan.
  3. And instead of giving in to the forces of disunion, you stepped back from a descent into civil war, and showed a proud resilience that deserves respect.

News

  • Video: A constitutional conversation about Gettysburg

    Recently, four acclaimed Civil War experts from the popular New York Times "Disunion" blog talked about the Battle of Gettysburg in front of a sold-out audience in Philadelphia. And the topic of constitutional issues came up.
    on July 1, 2013     Source: National Constitution Center via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Today's transition is further proof that those who have tried to pull Iraq into the abyss of disunion and civil war are on the wrong side of history," Obama said at the White House.
    on Jun 30, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. "As ecumenical statements in varying words agree, the ongoing debate is ...... about where the fullest realization of communion is to be found," Williams stated. "I am asking how far continuing disunion and non-recognition are justified,...
    on Jan 13, 2010 By: Rowan Williams Source: Examiner.com

  3. On pluralism, Megawati said, "When we begin to sow the seeds of differences, it is time for a disunion of the republic. But when we interact with each other without placing importance in people's backgrounds, such as their religion or ethnicity,...
    on Jun 19, 2009 By: Megawati Sukarnoputri Source: Jakarta Post

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