Origin of dissent
synonym study for dissent
OTHER WORDS FROM dissentdis·sent·ing·ly, adverbnon·dis·sent·ing, adjective, nounun·dis·sent·ing, adjective
How to use dissent in a sentence
Warnock’s and Ossoff’s victories give the Democrats the numbers — albeit without any room for intra-caucus dissent — to control the chamber’s priorities.Sens. Warnock and Ossoff were just sworn in, officially giving Democrats the majority|Gabrielle Birenbaum|January 20, 2021|Vox
Republicans refuse to take responsibility for the seeds of dissent they have sown for years.
The unsigned order, which contained no noted dissents, seems to leave in place for now the Democratic governor’s substantial limitations, which in some places serve as a ban on indoor services.Supreme Court sides with California church protesting coronavirus restrictions|Robert Barnes|December 3, 2020|Washington Post
The incident is likely to renew concerns both inside and outside the company about the ethics of its technology and how it deals with employee dissent.Google ethics researcher’s departure renews worries the company is silencing whistleblowers|Jeremy Kahn|December 3, 2020|Fortune
I said in my dissent that it would be better to send that back to the District Court.Barrett confirmation hearing day three: Barrett declines to say whether it’s wrong to separate migrant children from parents|Derek Hawkins, Seung Min Kim, Ann Marimow, Karoun Demirjian|October 14, 2020|Washington Post
In 2011, a group of about 60 Democratic donors dissented, signing a letter to Obama calling on him to lead on climate change.
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.
Justice Harlan famously dissented in Plessy, insisting that the Constitution is colorblind.Impeach the Supreme Court Justices If They Overturn Health-Care Law|David R. Dow|April 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Alone among the top-rated national hosts, I openly dissented and proudly endorsed McCain.Why the Right Hates Mitt Romney and His 2012 Presidential Bid|Michael Medved|November 10, 2011|DAILY BEAST
"In a matter like this, one or two is always better than a company," Peter Gross dissented.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
From this judgment Lord Roberts (p. 260) dissented vigorously.Story of the War in South Africa|Captain A. T. Mahan, U.S.N.
Salomy Jane nevertheless dissented, from another and weaker reason.Stories in Light and Shadow|Bret Harte
Consequently the group will was not only not enacted but it did not even exist so long as a single member dissented.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
“Not to-morrow,” dissented Maria, feeling that the struggle with Margery would be too formidable.The Shadow of Ashlydyat|Mrs. Henry Wood