1. friction

noun. ['ˈfrɪkʃən'] a state of conflict between persons.


  • conflict


  • compatibility

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Rhymes with Friction

  • contradiction
  • jurisdiction
  • crucifixion
  • constriction
  • restriction
  • interdiction
  • dereliction
  • benediction
  • prediction
  • nonfiction
  • infliction
  • conviction
  • depiction
  • affliction
  • eviction
  • addiction
  • fiction
  • diction

How do you pronounce friction?

Pronounce friction as ˈfrɪkʃən.

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Sentences with friction

1. Noun, singular or mass
Continue up the jawline and around behind the ears with the small friction circles.

Quotes about friction

1. Every friendship goes through ups and downs. Dysfunctional patterns set in; external situations cause internal friction; you grow apart and then bounce back together.
- Mariella Frostrup

2. The world is wide, and I will not waste my life in friction when it could be turned into momentum.
- Frances E. Willard

3. When I was little, I had this science book. There was a section on 'What would happen to the world if there was no friction?' Answer: 'Everything on earth would fly into space from the centrifugal force of revolution.' That was my mood.
- Haruki Murakami, Dance Dance Dance

2. friction

noun. ['ˈfrɪkʃən'] effort expended in moving one object over another with pressure.


  • detrition
  • exertion
  • sweat
  • effort
  • rubbing
  • travail
  • elbow grease


  • responsiveness
  • increase
  • bore
  • worst

3. friction

noun. ['ˈfrɪkʃən'] the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another.


  • attrition
  • abrasion
  • adhesive friction
  • detrition
  • grip
  • traction
  • rubbing
  • grinding


  • best
  • miss
  • agree
  • agreement