verb (used without object)
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Origin of dissent
synonym study for dissent
OTHER WORDS FROM dissentdis·sent·ing·ly, adverbnon·dis·sent·ing, adjective, nounun·dis·sent·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for dissent
NEW ORLEANS — John Boehner was reelected House Speaker yesterday by his Republican colleagues despite some dissenting members.
The only dissenting colleague said, “It reminds me of the head of a pharaoh.”
When there were dissenting opinions, the plan was to note them in the footnotes.Obama’s Panel on Domestic Spying Abuses Didn’t Pull Its Punches|Daniel Klaidman|December 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Religious liberty, Jefferson argued, denies the majority any right to coerce a dissenting minority, even one hostile to religion.Thomas Jefferson’s Quran: How Islam Shaped the Founders|R.B. Bernstein|September 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It Nazifies the Hutus and thwarts all dissenting questions about the violence of the victims.
It is hardly too much to say that he had never encountered a dissenting opinion on this point.The Damnation of Theron Ware|Harold Frederic
Professedly, he was a Church of England clergyman, but practically a Dissenting minister.
The protesting and 75 dissenting minority at once claimed to be the Free Church.
And North Carolina has passed the ordinance, I understand, without a dissenting voice.A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital|John Beauchamp Jones
This I will prove to you on the oath of six dissenting clergymen.Tom Cringle's Log|Michael Scott