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Dissent

Dissent

1. To differ in opinion; to be of unlike or contrary sentiment; to disagree; followed by from. The bill passed . . . Without a dissenting voice. (Hallam) Opinions in which multitudes of men dissent from us. (Addison)

2. To differ from an established church in regard to doctrines, rites, or government.

3. To differ; to be of a contrary nature.

Origin: L. Dissentire, dissentum; dis- _ sentire to feel, think. See sense.

1. The act of dissenting; difference of opinion; refusal to adopt something proposed; nonagreement, nonconcurrence, or disagreement. The dissent of no small number [of peers] is frequently recorded. (Hallam)

2. Separation from an established church, especially that of England; nonconformity. It is the dissidence of dissent and the protestantism of the protestant religion. (Burke)

3. Contrariety of nature; diversity in quality. The dissent of the metals. (Bacon)

Synonym: disagreement, variance, difference, nonconcurrence, nonconformity.


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... operate. But of course the obvious is not acceptable. Instead we have these doctrinal statements promulgated with a religious fervour, and any dissent from that view is considered heretical. The problem with all these just so stories is that they fall apart when the detail is examined. Wouldn't ...

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