I noun aberration, anomaly, asymmetry, clash, conflict, contradiction, contrast, departure, deviation, difference, differential, differentiation, disaccord, disagreement, discongruity, discord, discordance, disharmony, disparity, disputed point, dissimilarity, dissimilitude, dissonance, divergence, failure to correspond, ground of argument, inaccordance, incompatibility, incongruence, incongruency, incongruity, inconsistency, inequality, irreconcilability, lack of accord, lack of agreement, lack of concert, lack of conformity, lack of congruence, lack of congruity, lack of consonance, lack of resemblance, matter of disputation, nonagreement, nonconformity, nonuniformity, split, subject of controversy, subject of dispute, unconformity, unlikeness, variance, variation II index conflict, deviation, difference, disaccord, disagreement, discord, disparity, distinction (difference), incompatibility (inconsistency), incongruity, inconsistency, inequality, paradox, variance (disagreement)

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