Synonyms for Contention:
n.misunderstanding, a war of words. declaration, charge, substance, plea, demurrer, stand, starting point, explanation, point of order, advancement, deposition, side issue, allegation, fight, item, focus, profession, ground, sticking point, claim, asseveration, avowal, sidelight. difficulty, run-in, tangle, word, spat, polemic, rhubarb, bicker, wrangle, tiff. war, variance, dissentience, schism, faction, Inharmony. •argument for idea (noun)
charge, avowal, stand, ground, claim, plea, position, declaration, hypothesis, advancement, contestation, thesis, allegation, demurrer, explanation, deposition, idea, discussion, profession, belief, assertion, asseveration, opinion.
discord, variance, dissidence, war, dissent, hostility, dispute, run-in, rivalry, argument, struggle, fight, conflict, battle, dissension, quarrel, wrangle, disaccord, difference, controversy, disunity, squabble, altercation, enmity, hassle, strife.
difference, raucousness, riot, Discordancy, clash, dissidence, strife, squabble, hassle, harshness, row, feud, dissension, commotion, clamor, disagreement, squall, brawl, cacophony, hubbub, dissonance, imbroglio, disharmony, warfare, collision, discord, altercation.
contestation, controversy, competition, quarrel, resistance, confrontation, disputation, argument, struggle, encounter, arguing, protest, dispute, tilt, rivalry.
•difference of opinion (noun)
defiance, disaccord, challenge, complaint, repudiation, rejection, nonagreement, divisiveness.
conjecture, postulation, essay, assertion, argument, hypothesis, critique, position, research, article, criticism, examination, dissertation, analysis, opinion, discussion, thesis, commentary, interpolation, premise.
coolness, discordance, wrath, Adverseness, quarrelsomeness, friction, Inimicality, polarity, contrariety, enmity, inharmoniousness, alienation, malevolence, tension, hard feelings, opposition, conflict, rancor, Averseness, antagonism, combativeness, antipathy, malice, spitefulness, bad blood, dislike, unfriendliness, loathing, hatred, animosity, coldness, bitterness, surliness, incompatibility, resentment, hostility.
point of order, rhubarb, declaration, fight, Inharmony, run-in, side issue, dissentience. polemic, battle, sidelight, tiff. spat, schism, substance, variance. item, faction, war, wrangle. difficulty. focus. word. •assertion
•Other relevant words:
demurrer, deposition, explanation, plea, variance, tangle, spat, tiff, arguing, polemic, profession, disputation, advancement, fight, contestation, focus, competition, tilt, battle, war, schism, rhubarb, item, difficulty, ground, Inharmony, charge, claim, faction, asseveration, avowal, substance, rivalry, declaration, dissentience, bicker, misunderstanding, stand, sidelight, run-in, allegation, word, wrangle.