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Dissent meaning

dissent - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. express opposition through action or words; " dissent to the laws of the country"
  2. 2. To differ from an established church in regard to doctrines, rites, or government.
  3. 3. To differ; to be of a contrary nature.
  4. 4. The act of dissenting; difference of opinion; refusal to adopt something proposed; nonagreement, nonconcurrence, or disagreement.
  5. 5. Separation from an established church, especially that of England; nonconformity.
  6. 6. Contrariety of nature; diversity in quality.
  7. 7. To differ in opinion; to be of unlike or contrary sentiment; to disagree; - followed by from.
  8. 8. Disagreement in opinion.
  9. 9. Dissentient.
  10. 10. To disagree in opinion; differ.

dissent - examples of usage

  1. Matrimonial overtures are generally made by the parents of the contracting parties in Persia, but after all has been concluded, the bride- elect has nominally the power, though it is seldom exercised, of expressing her dissent before the connection receives its final sanction.
  2. I ventured to dissent from these opinions, for I had given lectures on Political Economy, and I knew of at least four different theories of Rent all at variance with Jeremy's- and with one another.
  3. Wherever Dissent is strong, there will be found a large proportion of these names.
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