1. An open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals) (synset 100961007)
    "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
  2. Opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings (synset 107498579)
    "he was immobilized by conflict and indecision"
  3. A hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war (synset 100955670)
    "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
  4. A state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests (synset 114004330)
    "his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post"; "a conflict of loyalties"
  5. An incompatibility of dates or events (synset 104721955)
    "he noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings"
  6. Opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot) (synset 113877574)
    "this form of conflict is essential to Mann's writing"
  7. A disagreement or argument about something important (synset 107196595)
    "he had a dispute with his wife"; "there were irreconcilable differences"; "the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats"
  1. Be in conflict (synset 202673287)
    "The two proposals conflict!"
  2. Go against, as of rules and laws (synset 202573062)
    "He ran afoul of the law"; "This behavior conflicts with our rules"

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