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Definition of Strife


  1. The act of striving; earnest endeavor.
  2. Exertion or contention for superiority; contest of emulation, either by intellectual or physical efforts.
  3. Altercation; violent contention; fight; battle.
  4. That which is contended against; occasion of contest.

Strife Quotations

When you are full of pride on the inside, it makes you stiff, stubborn, and creates strife with others.
John C. Maxwell

Take the high road. No matter how much strife, and consternation, frustration and anger you might be confronted with - don't go to that level.
Tim Gunn

When a nation is filled with strife, then do patriots flourish.
Lao Tzu

The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.
James Madison

Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
Jesse Owens
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Strife Translations

strife in German is Unfriede
strife in Spanish is disputa
strife in Swedish is kiv, tvist
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