An example of a dissension is the report of the Supreme Court justices who were against a majority decision.
Origin of dissensionMiddle English dissencion from Old French dissension from Classical Latin dissensio from dissensus, past participle of dissentire: see dissent
Origin of dissensionMiddle English dissencioun from Old French dissension from Latin dissēnsiō dissēnsiōn- from dissēnsus past participle of dissentīre to dissent ; see dissent .
(countable and uncountable, plural dissensions)
- An act of expressing dissent, especially spoken.
- Strong disagreement; a contention or quarrel; discord.
From Old French dissension, from Latin dissensio