Synonyms of 'contention'

altercation, antagonism, antipathy, antithesis, apologetics, apologia, apology, argument, argumentation, argumentative, bellicose, belligerence, belligerent, bicker, bickering, blood feud, brawl, broil, captious, carping, casuistry, challenge, clash, collision, combative, confrontation, contentious, contestation, contradiction, contraposition, contrariety, contrary, contrast, contravention, controversial, controversy, crosscurrent, crossing, defense, denial, despitefulness, difference, disaccord, discord, discordance, discordancy, Discordia, disharmony, disputation, disputatious, dispute, dissension, dissent, dissidence, disunity, donnybrook, enmity, Eris, faultfinding, feud, fiery, fight, fliting, flyting, fracas, friction, froward, fuss, hassle, hasty, hate, hatred, hostility, hotheaded, hubbub, hurrah, imbroglio, impetuous, incompatibleness, inharmony, jangle, jar, litigation, litigious, logomachy, malice, malignity, militant, mischief, negation, noncooperation, opposition, peppery, perverse, polarity, polarization, polemic, polemics, pugnacious, quarrel, quarrelsome, rebuttal, refusal, rejection, repugnance, resistance, rhubarb, rub, rumpus, scrappy, snarl, spat, spite, squabble, strife, tension, tiff, truculent, tussle, undercurrent, variance, vendetta, warlike, wrangle