Dis*sen"sion (?), n. [L.
dissensio: cf. F. dissension. See Dissent.]
Disagreement in opinion, usually of a violent character,
producing warm debates or angry words; contention in words; partisan
and contentious divisions; breach of friendship and union; strife;
Paul and Barnabas had no small dissension and
disputation with them. Acts xv. 2.
Debates, dissension, uproars are thy
A seditious person and raiser-up of dissension
among the people. Robynson (More's Utopia).