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conflict (v.)

15世纪初,"争夺、战斗、斗争",来自拉丁文 conflictusconfligere 的过去分词"一起打击,发生冲突",来自 com "与,一起"(见 con- )+ fligere "打击"(见 afflict )的同化形式。意思是"对立、相反或不一致",来自1640年代。相关链接: Conflicted ; conflicting

conflict (n.)

15世纪初,"武装遭遇、战斗",来自古法语 conflit ,直接来自拉丁语 conflictus "一起罢工",在拉丁语晚期"战斗、冲突",名词使用 confligere "一起罢工、冲突"的过去分词,来自 com "与、一起"(见 con- )+ fligere "罢工"(见 afflict )的同化形式。

意思是"斗争、争吵"是15世纪中叶的意思。"行动、感情或效果的不和谐,对立原则的冲突等"是1875年的意思。心理学意义上的"一个人不相容的冲动"是从1859年开始的(因此 conflicted ,过去部分形容词);这个名词从15世纪开始用于"内部心理或精神斗争"的意义上(反对诱惑等)。短语 conflict of interest ,到1743年就开始使用了。

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Definitions of conflict from WordNet
1
conflict (n.)
an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine;
Synonyms: struggle / battle
conflict (n.)
opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings;
he was immobilized by conflict and indecision
conflict (n.)
a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war;
Synonyms: battle / fight / engagement
conflict (n.)
a state of opposition between persons or ideas or interests;
his conflict of interest made him ineligible for the post
a conflict of loyalties
conflict (n.)
an incompatibility of dates or events;
he noticed a conflict in the dates of the two meetings
conflict (n.)
opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot);
this form of conflict is essential to Mann's writing
conflict (n.)
a disagreement or argument about something important;
the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats
Synonyms: dispute / difference / difference of opinion
2
conflict (v.)
be in conflict;
The two proposals conflict!
conflict (v.)
go against, as of rules and laws;
This behavior conflicts with our rules
Synonyms: run afoul / infringe / contravene
From wordnet.princeton.edu