Hassle vs Dispute - What's the difference?

hassle | dispute |

As verbs the difference between hassle and dispute

is that hassle is to trouble, to bother, to annoy while dispute is .

As a noun hassle

is trouble, bother, unwanted annoyances or problems.




(en noun)
  • Trouble, bother, unwanted annoyances or problems.
  • I went through a lot of hassle to be the first to get a ticket.
  • A fight or argument.
  • An action which is not worth the difficulty involved.
  • Verb

  • To trouble, to bother, to annoy.
  • The unlucky boy was hassled by a gang of troublemakers on his way home.
  • To pick a fight or start an argument.
  • Anagrams

    * * *



    (en noun)
  • An argument or disagreement, a failure to agree.
  • Verbal controversy; contest by opposing argument or expression of opposing views or claims; controversial discussion; altercation; debate.
  • * Milton
  • Addicted more / To contemplation and profound dispute .
  • Contest; struggle; quarrel.
  • (Defoe)


    * See also


  • To contend in argument; to argue against something maintained, upheld, or claimed, by another.
  • To make a subject of disputation; to argue pro and con; to discuss.
  • Some residents disputed the proposal, saying it was based more on emotion than fact.
  • To oppose by argument or assertion; to controvert; to express dissent or opposition to; to call in question; to deny the truth or validity of.
  • to dispute assertions or arguments
  • * Bancroft
  • to seize goods under the disputed authority of writs of assistance
  • To strive or contend about; to contest.
  • * Prescott
  • to dispute the possession of the ground with the Spaniards
  • (obsolete) To struggle against; to resist.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Dispute it [grief] like a man.

    Derived terms

    * industrial dispute