verb (used without object)
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Origin of dissent
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OTHER WORDS FROM dissentdis·sent·ing·ly, adverbnon·dis·sent·ing, adjective, nounun·dis·sent·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for dissent
The member of the three-judge panel who dissented from the majority decision, Terence T. Evans, “was right,” Judge Posner said.
If you dissented from those common assumptions, you found yourself in a pretty marginal place.
The three women of the court, along with Justice Stephen Breyer, dissented.Walmart Decision's Devastating Consequences for Women|Marcia D. Greenberger|June 22, 2011|DAILY BEAST
While in the state Assembly, she dissented so often that a 41-to-1 vote was presumed to be “41-to-Angle.”
Dr. Arbuthnot appears from this to have dissented from the verdict of the jury by which Charteris was tried.The Chronicles of Newgate, vol. 1/2|Arthur Griffiths
Gregory had apparently made some statement from which the others—how many there were, I knew not—dissented.The Place of Dragons|William Le Queux
I had been pressing her to do something—a mere trifle—to which she dissented.Sir Jasper Carew|Charles James Lever
I shall here make a profession of faith which may shock some, offend others, and be dissented from by all.My Bondage and My Freedom|Frederick Douglass
Without expressly saying so, it was evident that she dissented from Mr. Reynolds' opinion.Helping Himself|Horatio Alger