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Definition of Dissenting

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opposing, disagreeing, disputing
disagree on, differ, dispute, oppose
Dissenting Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(p. pr. & vb. n.)
of Dissent
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
WordNet 2.0

1. disagreeing, especially with a majority
(synonym) dissentient, dissenting(a), dissident
(similar) negative

1. (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority; "he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
(hypernym) objection
(derivation) disagree, differ, take issue
(classification) law, jurisprudence
2. a difference of opinion
(hypernym) disagreement
(derivation) disagree, differ, take issue
3. the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
(synonym) protest, objection
(hypernym) resistance
(hyponym) boycott
(derivation) protest, resist

1. withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented"
(antonym) assent, accede, acquiesce
(hypernym) disagree, differ, take issue
2. express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"
(synonym) protest, resist
(hypernym) oppose, controvert, contradict
(hyponym) strike, walk out
(derivation) protest, objection
3. be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
(synonym) disagree, differ, take issue
Dissenting Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
This article is about a philosophy of non-agreement. For other meanings see Dissent (disambiguation).
Dissent is a sentiment or philosophy of non-agreement or opposition to a prevailing idea (e.g., a government's policies) or an entity (e.g., an individual or political party which supports such policies). The term's antonyms include , consensus (when all or nearly all parties agree on something) and consent, when one party agrees to a proposition made by another.

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