Words that Rhyme with contention
2 Syllable Words
gentian, henschen, mention, pension, tension
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ascension, attention, convention, detention, dimension, dissension, extension, invention, laurentian, pretension, prevention, retention, suspension
4 Syllable Words
apprehension, comprehension, condescension, hypertension, hypotension, reinvention
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Definitions of contention
n. A violent effort or struggle to obtain, or to resist, something; contest; strife.
n. Strife in words; controversy; altercation; quarrel; dispute; as, a bone of contention.
n. Vehemence of endeavor; eagerness; ardor; zeal.
n. A point maintained in an argument, or a line of argument taken in its support; the subject matter of discussion or strife; a position taken or contended for.