A striking or dashing together; violent collision; as, a conflict of elements or waves.
A strife for the mastery; hostile contest; battle; struggle; fighting.
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.
The heart of drama, conflict should characterize not only every act but also every scene, every line of dialogue.
What happens when a negative and positive force or value try to function in the same time/space. It blocks their functioning, like war between opposing nations.
the opposition of persons or forces that gives rise to the dramatic action in a drama or fiction; it causes the plot
The opposition of persons or forces that gives rise to the dramatic action in drama or fiction. In addition to the conflict between individuals, there may be the conflict of a protagonist against fate, or against the circumstances that stand between him and goals he has set for himself; in some cases, the conflict may be between opposing desires or values within a characterâ€™s mind.
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A state of being torn between competing forces.
when individuals or groups are in opposition. Conflict can take many forms, such as: war between countries; violence within a country; the abuse of a human right; or violence in the home.
4,7,8,9,10,11,12 The struggle between opposing forces that brings about the action within a story or drama; can be internal (within a character) or external (between a character and an outside force).
The problem in the story. Usually, the protagonist struggles against 1. nature 2. him/herself or 3. another character (the antagonist) or 4. against society.
A situation short of hostilities in which at least one side considers, threatens or demonstrates willingness to use military force to deal with the dispute, but has not actually done so. Phase 2 of the MIT Model.
the emotional state induced when one is torn between two or more potential courses of action. 560
(Army) - A political-military situation between peace and war, distinguished from peace by the introduction of organized political violence and from war by its reliance on political methods. It shares many of the goals and characteristics of war, including the destruction of governments and the control of territory. See FM 100-20.
A conflict is a struggle between opposing forces. Characters in conflict form the basis of stories, novels, and plays. There are two kinds of conflict: external and internal. In an external conflict, the main character struggles against an outside force, such as another character, the standards of a group, or nature. An internal conflict involves a person in conflict with himself or herself. A story may have more than one conflict.
the state characterized by confrontation and the need to engage in hostilities to secure strategic objectives.
A struggle between two or more opposing forces.
A clash of actions desires, ideas, or goals in the plot of a story. This may include "man against man", "man against environment" or "man against himself" ( SS 555, SG 166).
an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
a hostile meeting of opposing military forces in the course of a war; "Grant won a decisive victory in the battle of Chickamauga"; "he lost his romantic ideas about war when he got into a real engagement"
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"
a clash between opposing forces
a dispute between two or more opposing parties
a "fight, battle, or war" defined by Websters Dictionary
a situation where a player wants his character to perform something important, but someone or something is opposing you
a state of open, often prolonged fighting, like a battle or war
a struggle between two people or things in a literary work
a war, just seems like since the UN no one wants to officially declare one, not shocking but no one takes it seriously anyway due to it's colonial structure (like my nation still being on the permanent council- and yes, I'm white British
the struggle of opposing external or internal forces. External conflict may be physical (characters against nature) or social (characters against each other or against society). Internal conflict is a struggle of opposing forces within a character.
In narration, the struggle between the opposing forces that moves the plot forward. Conflict can be internal (occurring within a character), or external (occurring between characters, or between a character and an abstraction such as nature or fate). See Plot, Climax, Rising action, Resolution
as an element of plot, this is the main struggle in the story. It can be external (person versus person) or internal (person versus self).
A struggle between two opposing forces or characters in a short story, novel, play, or narrative poem. Conflict can be internal or external, and it can take one of these forms: Person against another person Person against society A person against nature Two elements or ideas struggling for mastery within a person Person against supernatural
A struggle between two opposing forces that creates suspense, tension, and interest in a narrative.
opposition or disagreement between or among characters or forces that motivate the plot. Drama (and FUNNY comedy) requires conflict
The struggle between opposing forces--e.g., CHARACTERS, nations or ideas--that provides the central ACTION and interest in any literary PLOT. The struggle between the Capulet and Montague families in Romeo and Juliet is a classic example of conflict.
a struggle between opposing forces, such as between two people, between a person and something in nature or society, or even between two drives, impulses, or parts of the self.
A clash, between ideals, individuals or events.
The period characterized by confrontation and the need to engage in hostilities other than to secure objectives
opposition, controversy, struggle, contradiction, or antipathy between a character and him/herself, his/her situation, another character, society, or spiritual belief.
War or instability: the EU plans to create an international peacekeeping force staffed by civilian personnel to help in crisis prevention in countries neighbouring the EU. (See police)
the interaction and clash of actions, goals, and desires in the story.
is the struggle resulting from the opposition of two strong forces in the plot of a play, novel, or short story. Connotation and Denotation
clash of opposite impulses, collision, fight, struggle.
is the struggle within the plot between opposing forces. The protagonist engages in the conflict with the antagonist, which may take the form of a character, society, nature, or an aspect of the protagonist's personality. (Three types are external, internal, and inter-personal) Example: In Macbeth, the main type of conflict is internal as Macbeth struggles with himself over his choice.
the struggle or difficulty faced by the character(s) that is the basis of the plot. external conflict-occurs between a character and some outside force: a force of nature, between two characters, or between a character and society. internal conflict-occurs when a character struggles within herself, such as when trying to make an important decision.
the barrier that prevents the hero and heroine from falling in love early on in a novel. Internal conflict refers to emotional issues within the protagonists, such as fear of commitment, abandonment, failure of past relationships, etc. External conflict refers to "outside" barriers that block the path to love, such as feuding families, misunderstandings, prior romantic commitments, etc.
The opposition of persons or forces giving rise to dramatic action in a play.
the meeting of opposing forces; may be interior (i.e., two forces inside one character), exterior (i.e., between two or more characters, or between a character or group of characters and some other force, e.g., nature, God, etc.), or both.
An expressed struggle between at least two interdependent people who perceive incompatible goals, scarce rewards, and interference from the other person in achieving their goals.
The simultaneous presence of opposing or mutually exclusive impulses, desires, or tendencies. See also ambivalence.
The tension created in the story by the struggle or outcome of the stuggle; one of the narrative devices to address the tone of the passage; the tip of the plot summary web
is an extended fight or struggle, whether neighbourhood crime and violence, civil war or war between two countries.
Conflict is an NES war game where the player is a three-star general who must accompany his troops to the ultimate victory. Like in the real army, the player can earn or lose victory points by occupying cities and destroying units of the opponent's army. The player controls the Western Bloc while the computer (or second player) controls Eastern Bloc troops.