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1. collision

noun. ['kəˈlɪʒən'] (physics) a brief event in which two or more bodies come together.

Synonyms

  • striking
  • hit
  • impinging

Antonyms

  • defend
  • fail
  • leave
  • abstain

Etymology

  • collisio (Latin)
  • collidere (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Collision

  • multivision
  • circumcision
  • univision
  • supervision
  • misprision
  • indecision
  • provision
  • precision
  • xyvision
  • revision
  • rescission
  • recision
  • incision
  • excision
  • envision
  • divison
  • division
  • decision
  • parisian
  • derision
  • vision

How do you pronounce collision?

Pronounce collision as kəˈlɪʒən.

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Example sentences of the word collision


1. Noun, singular or mass
The main reason for this is that you may not always have to pay your collision deductible.

Quotes containing the word collision


1. Do not follow me! Let's just be fabulously where we are and who we are. You be you and I'll be me, today and today and today, and let's trust the future to tommorrow. Let the stars keep track of us. Let us ride our own orbits and trust that they will meet. May our reunion be not a finding but a sweet collision of destinies!
- Jerry Spinelli, Love, Stargirl

2. A faith that cannot survive collision with the truth is not worth many regrets.
- Arthur C. Clarke, The Exploration of Space

2. collision

noun. ['kəˈlɪʒən'] a conflict of opposed ideas or attitudes or goals.

Synonyms

  • difference of opinion
  • dispute
  • conflict

Antonyms

  • diverge
  • foul ball
  • disconnectedness
  • inconspicuous

Etymology

  • collisio (Latin)
  • collidere (Latin)

3. collision

noun. ['kəˈlɪʒən'] an accident resulting from violent impact of a moving object.

Synonyms

  • smash
  • fender-bender
  • pileup
  • smash-up

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • bottom out
  • stay in place
  • top out

Etymology

  • collisio (Latin)
  • collidere (Latin)
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