verb (used without object)
IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?
Origin of dissent
synonym study for dissent
OTHER WORDS FROM dissentdis·sent·ing·ly, adverbnon·dis·sent·ing, adjective, nounun·dis·sent·ing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for dissent
So, we instituted something we call “farming for dissent,” where on these big decisions everybody has to write down in public in a shared document, how they feel about the idea and their judgment about it.What if Your Company Had No Rules? (Bonus Episode)|Maria Konnikova|September 12, 2020|Freakonomics
The law, aimed at silencing dissent, shattered the notion that Hong Kong’s legislature is independent from Beijing.Hong Kong’s citywide COVID-19 testing has become a barometer of public trust|eamonbarrett|September 9, 2020|Fortune
He said Ikhrata was trying to remove a voice of dissent on the SANDAG board.One Race Could Make or Break Plans to Overhaul the Region’s Transportation System|Jesse Marx|August 13, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Given Lukashenko’s control over the system — he won’t allow independent election observers — it remains unlikely that Tikhanovskaya will win outright, but the past couple of weeks have fueled the fire of a growing dissent.
Justice Alito filed a separate dissent, joined by Justice Thomas.
In other words, fluoride is a broad-spectrum, bipartisan, long-lasting magnet for dissent.
As noted by Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey in dissent, this is an outrageous position.
Racial mistrust, military tactics against citizens, dissent quashed.
But as Justice Ginsberg pointed out in dissent, their causal nexus is so thin as to be basically nonexistent.
In her dissent, Justice Ginsburg bristles at the majority's "decision of startling breadth."In Hobby Lobby Ruling, a Court So Wrong in So Many Ways|Sally Kohn|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The priest shook his head, whether in dissent or agnosticism, but remained mute.The Innocence of Father Brown|G. K. Chesterton
Whatever may be the dissent I entertain, I have never spoken of her opinions in the language of contempt.The History Of The Last Trial By Jury For Atheism In England|George Jacob Holyoake
Hither comes any one breathing a sentiment of progress, any daring to dissent against dissent, against progress itself.Concord Days|A. Bronson Alcott
We must be able, free to dissent, and this is the reason of the obscurity of our faith.Explanation of Catholic Morals|John H. Stapleton
Dissent in England for years has been synonymous with pro-Germanism.War and the Weird|Forbes Phillips