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 for disunion
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disunion \Dis*un"ion\, n. [Pref. dis- + union: cf. F.
     1. The termination of union; separation; disjunction; as, the
        disunion of the body and the soul.
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     2. A breach of concord and its effect; alienation.
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              Such a disunion between the two houses as might much
              clou? the happiness of this kingdom.  --Clarendon.
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     3. The termination or disruption of the union of the States
        forming the United States.
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              I have not accustomed myself to hang over the
              precipice of disunion.                --D. Webster.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the termination or destruction of union [ant:
           conjugation, jointure, unification, union,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  82 Moby Thesaurus words for "disunion":
     abstraction, alienation, antagonism, argumentation, breach,
     breach of friendship, break, clashing, cleavage, cleft, conflict,
     contention, contradiction, controversy, detachment, difference,
     disaccord, disaccordance, disaffection, disagreement,
     disarticulation, disassociation, disconnectedness, disconnection,
     discontinuity, discord, discordance, discordancy, discrepancy,
     disengagement, disfavor, disharmony, disjointing, disjunction,
     dislocation, disparity, disruption, dissension, dissent,
     dissidence, dissolution, dissonance, disunity, divergence,
     diversity, dividedness, division, divorce, divorcement,
     estrangement, faction, falling-out, inaccordance, incoherence,
     inequality, isolation, jarring, luxation, negation, open rupture,
     opposition, oppugnancy, parting, partition, recall of ambassadors,
     removal, repugnance, rift, rupture, schism, segmentation,
     separation, separatism, split, split-up, strife, subdivision,
     subtraction, unharmoniousness, variance, withdrawal, zoning

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