disunity disunity  /dɪs ˈ ju nə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) lack of unity (usually resulting from dissension)

Usage(s):

  1. Here is one optimist's reason for believing unity will prevail over disunity, integration over disintegration.
  2. But at a time of great challenges and disturbing disunity, nothing will be gained by spending our time and energy laying blame for the past.
  3. The combination of prosecutorial pressure and the slipping of family ties may be feeding upon itself, creating further disunity and casting a shadow over the Mob's future.

News

  • Book relates pre-war enmity between FDR, Lindbergh

    When bombs fell on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, they did not just drag America into World War II. They fractured the disunity that preceded that day, instantly ending a fiery debate between internationalists and isolationists highlighted by a bitter feud between two popular men: President Franklin Roosevelt and famed aviator Charles Lindbergh. read more
    on July 21, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

Quotes

  1. "This is a time for reflection, not retribution," Obama said in a statement. "We have been through a dark and painful chapter in our history. But at a time of great challenges and disturbing disunity, nothing will be gained by spending our...
    on Apr 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

  2. "If the disunity continues, Melbourne will seriously consider its position on continuing with Formula 1," Race Chairman Ron Walker said, reported by the Australian newspaper The Age.
    on Jul 10, 2009 By: Ron Walker Source: Edmunds.com/Inside Line

  3. "From the very beginning I thought the torch will be a symbol of unity, peace and harmony, but as it moved around the world it has become a symbol of disunity. Then I decided to pull out completely," Maathai, an environmentalist who won the...
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Wangari Maathai Source: International Herald Tribune

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