Synonyms of friction in English:

friction


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See Spanish definition of rozamiento

noun

1‘the friction of the rope on the winding sheave’

SYNONYMS
abrasion, abrading, rubbing, chafing, grating, rasping, scraping, excoriation, grinding, gnawing, eating away, wearing away, wearing down
resistance, drag, adhesion, traction, grip, purchase
rare attrition, fretting, detrition

2‘there was considerable friction between father and son’

SYNONYMS
discord, disharmony, disunity, strife, conflict, disagreement, dissension, dissent, opposition, variance, clashing, contention, dispute, disputation, arguing, argument, quarrelling, bickering, squabbling, wrangling, fighting, feuding, rivalry
hostility, animosity, antipathy, enmity, antagonism, resentment, acrimony, bitterness, bad feeling, ill feeling, ill will, bad blood
grudges, grievances
informal falling-out
rare jar, disaccord, discordance
ANTONYMS

harmony