Definition

Conflict

Perceived incompatible differences that result in interference or opposition. If people in a group perceive that differences exist, then there is conflict.


Conflict when one person or group’s needs do not match those of another, and attempts may be made to block the opposing side’s intentions or goals.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Conflict
- A striking or dashing together; violent collision; as, a conflict of elements or waves.
- A strife for the mastery; hostile contest; battle; struggle; fighting.
2. Conflict
- To strike or dash together; to meet in violent collision; to collide.
- To maintain a conflict; to contend; to engage in strife or opposition; to struggle.
- To be in opposition; to be contradictory.
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