- disagreement: political dissidence.
Origin of dissidence
Examples from the Web for dissidence
But why would a group of hackers who pride themselves on dissidence develop such a conscience?Anonymous’s Next Move
April 17, 2013
Most of them are still in prison, and even the most timid signs of dissidence are relentlessly snuffed out.Bernard-Henri Lévy on Mansour Osanloo and Regime Change in Iran
March 5, 2013
He evidently understood neither the "dissidence of dissent" nor the Anglicanism of the Anglican Communion.William the Third
H. D. Traill
The dulness of unquestioning undiscriminating belief was disturbed by the freshening breezes of dissidence and discussion.The Eighteen Christian Centuries
So much is said nowadays about the dissidence of the spiritual and intellectual worlds.Memoirs of Arthur Hamilton, B. A. Of Trinity College, Cambridge
Arthur Christopher Benson
This is the just and honourable ground of that dissidence of feeling on the part of Talleyrand that culminated in desertion.Talleyrand
That is how St. Paul describes the dissidence of dissent, as it was known to him by grievous experience.The Expositor's Bible: The Pastoral Epistles
Word Origin and History for dissidence
1650s, from Latin dissidentia "diversity, contrariety," from dissidens, present participle of dissidere (see dissident).