Definitions for: Disunion


[n] the termination or destruction of union



Webster (1913) Definition: Dis*un"ion, n. [Pref. dis- + union: cf. F.
d['e]sunion.]
1. The termination of union; separation; disjunction; as, the
disunion of the body and the soul.

2. A breach of concord and its effect; alienation.

Such a disunion between the two houses as might much
clou? the happiness of this kingdom. --Clarendon.

3. The termination or disruption of the union of the States
forming the United States.

I have not accustomed myself to hang over the
precipice of disunion. --D. Webster.

Antonyms: conjugation, jointure, unification, union, uniting

See Also: detribalisation, detribalization, separation

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