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conflict
used in Anna Karenina

11 uses
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Definition
a struggle or disagreement
in various senses, including:
  • a serious disagreement — as in "political conflict"
  • the tension from two opposing ideas or feelings — as in "I'm conflicted about where I should go to college."
  • a violent fight or war — as in "the Israeli-Palestinian conflict"
  • an idiom that refers to tension between responsibilities to different entities — "conflict of interest"
  • At that instant Levin recollected his own sins and the inner conflict he had lived through.
    Part One (36% in)
  • She made no answer, and in her face he saw conflict.
    Part One (89% in)
  • ...days," said Golenishtchev, not observing, or not willing to observe, that both Anna and Vronsky wanted to speak, "in former days the free-thinker was a man who had been brought up in ideas of religion, law, and morality, and only through conflict and struggle came to free-thought; but now there has sprung up a new type of born free-thinkers who grow up without even having heard of principles of morality or of religion, of the existence of authorities, who grow up directly in ideas...
    Part Five (27% in)
  • And that's not all—twenty years ago he would have found in that literature traces of conflict with authorities, with the creeds of the ages; he would have perceived from this conflict that there was something else; but now he comes at once upon a literature in which the old creeds do not even furnish matter for discussion, but it is stated baldly that there is nothing else—evolution, natural selection, struggle for existence—and that's all.
    Part Five (27% in)
  • And that's not all—twenty years ago he would have found in that literature traces of conflict with authorities, with the creeds of the ages; he would have perceived from this conflict that there was something else; but now he comes at once upon a literature in which the old creeds do not even furnish matter for discussion, but it is stated baldly that there is nothing else—evolution, natural selection, struggle for existence—and that's all.
    Part Five (28% in)
  • She showed that alertness, that swiftness of reflection comes out in men before a battle, in conflict, in the dangerous and decisive moments of life—those moments when a man shows once and for all his value, and that all his past has not been wasted but has been a preparation for these moments.
    Part Five (54% in)
  • Those claims were in opposition, and he was in direct conflict with his education.
    Part Five (80% in)
  • In him there was a conflict of thought and feeling; he understood her, he loved her, he judged her, she thought, recalling his words and his eyes.
    Part Five (90% in)
  • Particularly sculpturesque and plastic, so to say, and richly colored is that passage where you feel Cordelia's approach, where woman, das ewig Weibliche, enters into conflict with fate.
    Part Seven (15% in)
  • The same expression of cold readiness for the conflict appeared on his face too.
    Part Seven (35% in)
  • Kitty had been thrown into confusion by the inward conflict between her antagonism to this bad woman and her desire to be nice to her.
    Part Seven (90% in)

There are no more uses of "conflict" in Anna Karenina.

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