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dissent Explained

dissent at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

[dı'sent]

dissent at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1425, Scottish, from L. dissentire "differ in sentiments," from dis- "differently" + sentire "to feel, think." Dissenter in the religious sense is from 1639; with a capital D- from 1679. /// "Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime." [Jacob Bronowski] ///

dissent at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n
1 [U] refusal to agree with an official decision or accepted opinion: opposition// consent, assent// --the ruthless suppression of political dissent// --These voices of dissent grew louder and louder.//
2 [C] law a statement by a judge giving their reasons for disagreeing with the other judges in a law case:
dissent 2 v [I] [Date: 1400-1500; Language: Latin; Origin: dissentire, from sentire 'to feel']//
1 to say that you disagree with an official decision or accepted opinion: dissent from// --Few historians would dissent from this view.// --There are some dissenting voices (=people who do not agree) among the undergraduates.//
2 law if a judge dissents, they say formally that they do not agree with the other judges in a law case:

dissent at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

386 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissent":
Evangelicalism, Protestantism, Reform, Zwinglianism, abnegation,
aggressiveness, agree to differ, agree to disagree, antagonism,
antipathy, apostasy, argumentation, averseness, aversion, backlash,
backwardness, balk, ban, be at cross-purposes, be at variance,
be in dissent, be unmoved, be unwilling, beef, beefing, beg off,
beg to differ, bellicosity, belligerence, bellyache, bellyaching,
bickering, bitch, bitching, blackball, blackballing, boggle, break,
break bounds, break off, break step, break up,
categorically reject, challenge, clash, clashing, collide,
collision, combative reaction, combativeness, complain,
complain loudly, complaining, complaint, conflict, confront,
confutation, contend with, contention, contentiousness, contradict,
contradiction, contraposition, contrariety, contrast, controversy,
counter, counteraction, counterposition, counterworking,
crankiness, crotchetiness, cursoriness, declension, declination,
declinature, decline, decline to accept, declining, defiance,
demur, denial, departure, deprivation, destructive criticism,
deviation, differ, difference, differentiate, dim view, disaccord,
disaccordance, disagree, disagree with, disagreement, disallow,
disallowance, disappointment, disapprobation, disapproval,
disapprove, disapprove of, disclaim, disclaimer, disclamation,
disconformity, discongruity, discontent, discontentedness,
discontentment, discord, discord with, discordance, discordancy,
discrepancy, discreteness, disenchantment, disesteem, disfavor,
disgruntlement, disharmony, disillusion, disillusionment,
disinclination, disobedience, disparity, displeasure, dispute,
disrelish, disrespect, dissatisfaction, dissension, dissent from,
dissentience, dissidence, dissimilarity, dissonance, distaste,
distinction, distinctness, disunify, disunion, disunity,
divaricate, diverge, divergence, divergency, diversify, diversity,
divide, divide on, drop out, exclude, exclusion, face down,
face out, face up to, faction, factiousness, far cry, faultfinding,
flak, foot-dragging, fractiousness, friction, front, frown at,
frown down, frown upon, grievance, grimace at, gripe, griping,
groan, groaning, grouse, grousing, grudging consent, grudgingness,
grumbling, heterodoxy, heterogeneity, hold out against,
holding back, holler, howl, inaccordance, incompatibility,
incongruity, inconsistency, inconsonance, indignation,
indisposedness, indisposition, indocility, inequality, infighting,
inharmoniousness, inharmony, interference, intractableness,
irascibility, irreconcilability, irritability, jangle, jar,
jarring, jostle, kick, kick against, kicking, lack of enthusiasm,
lack of zeal, litigiousness, look askance at, look black upon,
low estimation, low opinion, make a stand, make waves,
meet head-on, misbelief, mismatch, mismate, mixture, murmuring,
mutinousness, nay, negate, negation, negative, negative answer,
negativism, new theology, nix, no, nolition, nonacceptance,
nonagreement, noncompliance, nonconcurrence, nonconform,
nonconformance, nonconformism, nonconformity, nonconsent,
noncooperation, nonobservance, not agree, not approve, not buy,
not comply, not conform, not consent, not go for, not hear of,
not hold with, not think of, object, object to, objection,
obstinacy, odds, offer resistance, oppose, opposition, opposure,
oppugnance, oppugnancy, opt out, originality, ostracism, ostracize,
otherness, partisan spirit, partisanship, passive resistance,
peeve, peevishness, perfunctoriness, perverseness, pet peeve,
petulance, protest, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, querulousness,
reaction, rebuff, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recalcitrate,
recalcitration, recantation, recoil, recusance, recusancy,
refractoriness, refusal, refuse, refuse consent, reject, rejection,
relieve, reluct, reluctance, remonstrance, remonstrate, renitence,
renitency, repellence, repellency, repercussion, repudiate,
repudiation, repugnance, repulse, repulsion, resist entreaty,
resist persuasion, resistance, retention, revolt, rock the boat,
say nay, say no, say no to, schism, scolding, secede, separateness,
show fight, shrewishness, shy, slowness, sniping, squawk,
squawking, stand, stand aloof, stand at bay, stand up against,
stand up to, stickle, strife, strive against, stubbornness, sulk,
sulkiness, sulks, sullenness, swimming upstream, take exception,
take exception to, take issue, think ill of, think little of,
thumb down, thumbs-down, turn down, turndown, unconformity,
uncooperativeness, unenthusiasm, unhappiness, unharmoniousness,
unlikeness, unorthodoxy, unwillingness, variance, variate,
variation, variegate, variegation, variety, vary,
view with disfavor, vote nay, vote negatively, whining, withdraw,
withhold assent, withholding, withstand, withstanding, yapping

dissent at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Disbelief): disbelief, doubt, dissent, uncertainty, skepticism, misgiving, distrust, mistrust, cynicism, suspicion, scruple, incredulity.

[V] (Disbelief): disbelieve, dissent, refuse to believe, doubt, have suspicions, demure, hesitate.

[N] (Disbelief): disbelief, doubt, dissent, uncertainty, skepticism, misgiving, distrust, mistrust, cynicism, suspicion, scruple, incredulity.

[V] (Disbelief): disbelieve, dissent, refuse to believe, doubt, have suspicions, demure, hesitate.

[N] (Dissent): dissent, discordance, disagreement, difference, nonconformity, heterodoxy, schism, secession, dissension, discord, discontent, noncompliance.

[N] (Dissent): {person who dissents}: non-juror, malcontent, nonconformist,

[V] (Dissent): dissent, demur, call into question, doubt, differ in opinion, disagree, say no, refuse, repudiate, contradict, deny, differ.

[ADJ] (Dissent): dissenting, dissident, unconsenting, refusing, unconvinced, unwilling, sectarian, schismatic, intolerant.

[N] (Dissent): dissent, discordance, disagreement, difference, nonconformity, heterodoxy, schism, secession, dissension, discord, discontent, noncompliance

[N] (Dissent): {person who dissents}: non-juror, malcontent, nonconformist, separatist, schismatic, heretic.

[V] (Dissent): dissent, demur, call into question, doubt, differ in opinion, disagree, say no, refuse, repudiate, contradict, deny, differ.

[ADJ] (Dissent): dissenting, dissident, unconsenting, refusing, unconvinced, unwilling, sectarian, schismatic, intolerant.

[N] (Unwillingness): unwillingness, disinclination, reluctance, indifference, slowness, scruple, qualm, shrinking, recoil, hesitation, irresolution, fastidiousness, averseness, dislike, dissent, refusal.

[V] (Unwillingness): be unwilling, dislike, grudge, begrudge, demur, recoil, shrink, hesitate, avoid, oppose, dissent, refuse.

[N] (Unwillingness): unwillingness, disinclination, reluctance, indifference, slowness, scruple, qualm, shrinking, recoil, hesitation, irresolution, fastidiousness, averseness, dislike, dissent, refusal

[V] (Unwillingness): be unwilling, dislike, grudge, begrudge, demur, recoil, shrink, hesitate, avoid, oppose, dissent, refuse.

[N] (Discord): disagreement, discord, dissidence, dissonance, clash, shock, jarring, jostling, variance, difference, dissension, misunderstanding, cross purposes, division, split, rupture, disruption, breach, schism, dissent, feud, faction, quarrel, dispute.

[V] (Discord): be discordant, disagree, clash, jar, conflict, differ, dissent, bicker, nag, spar.

[N] (Discord): disagreement, discord, dissidence, dissonance, clash, shock, jarring, jostling, variance, difference, dissension, misunderstanding, cross purposes, division, split, rupture, disruption, breach, schism, dissent, feud, faction, quarrel, dispute.

[V] (Discord): be discordant, disagree, clash, jar, conflict, differ, dissent, have a bone to pick, fall out, quarrel, dispute, litigate, squabble, wrangle,

[N] (Refusal): refusal, rejection, denial, declining, rebuff, dissent, revocation.

dissent at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun, verb
noun
1 [U] the fact of having or expressing opinions that are different from those that are officially accepted:
political / religious dissent * Voices of dissent began to rise against the established authority in the 1950s and 1960s. * Stability only exists in the country because dissent has been suppressed.
2 [C] (AmE) a judge's statement giving reasons why he or she disagrees with a decision made by the other judges in a court case
verb [V] ~ (from sth) (formal) to have or express opinions that are different from those that are officially accepted:
Only two ministers dissented from the official view.
dissenting adjective:
dissenting groups / voices / views / opinion

dissent at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun, verb
noun
1 [U] the fact of having or expressing opinions that are different from those that are officially accepted:
political / religious dissent * Voices of dissent began to rise against the established authority in the 1950s and 1960s. * Stability only exists in the country because dissent has been suppressed.
2 [C] (AmE) a judge's statement giving reasons why he or she disagrees with a decision made by the other judges in a court case
verb [V] ~ (from sth) (formal) to have or express opinions that are different from those that are officially accepted:
Only two ministers dissented from the official view.
dissenting adjective:
dissenting groups / voices / views / opinion

DISSENT at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

of the 13 colonies and the creation of the United States
2 [sing.+sing./pl. v.] a group of people who go to live permanently in a colony
3 [C+sing./pl. v.] a group of people from the same place or with the same work or interests who live in a particular city or country or who live together:
the American colony in Paris * an artists' colony
4 [C+sing./pl. v.] (biology) a group of plants or animals that live together or grow in the same place:
a colony of ants * a bird colony(AmE) = COLOUR
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Dissent at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dissent \Dis*sent"\, n.
1. The act of dissenting; difference of opinion; refusal to
adopt something proposed; nonagreement, nonconcurrence, or
disagreement.

The dissent of no small number [of peers] is
frequently recorded. --Hallam.

2. (Eccl.) Separation from an established church, especially
that of England; nonconformity.

It is the dissidence of dissent and the
protestantism of the Protestant religion. --Burke.

3. Contrariety of nature; diversity in quality. [Obs.]

The dissent of the metals. --Bacon.

Syn: Disagreement; variance; difference; nonconcurrence;
nonconformity.

Dissent \Dis*sent"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dissented}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Dissenting}.] [L. dissentire, dissentum; dis- +
sentire to feel, think. See {Sense}.]
1. To differ in opinion; to be of unlike or contrary
sentiment; to disagree; -- followed by from.

The bill passed . . . without a dissenting voice.
--Hallam.

Opinions in which multitudes of men dissent from us.
--Addison.

2. (Eccl.) To differ from an established church in regard to
doctrines, rites, or government.

3. To differ; to be of a contrary nature. --Hooker.

dissent at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

dissent
n 1: (law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the
majority; "he expressed his dissent in a contrary
opinion"
2: a difference of opinion
3: the act of protesting; a public (often organized)
manifestation of dissent [syn: {protest}, {objection}]
v 1: withhold assent; "Several Republicans dissented" [ant: {assent}]
2: express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the
laws of the country" [syn: {protest}, {resist}]
3: be of different opinions; "I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees
with her husband on many questions" [syn: {disagree}, {differ},
{take issue}] [ant: {agree}]

dissent at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Early 1400s, from Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » lang=la|dissentire "differ in sentiments, disagree, be at odds, contradict, quarrel," from Inter: term » lang=la|dis- + Inter: term » lang=la|sentire (see sense).

Pronunciation

* Inter: IPA » /dɪˈsɛnt/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /dI"sEnt/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɛnt
  • Homophones: descent

    Verb

    Inter: en-ver » b

  • Inter: intransitiv » e To disagree; to withhold assent. Construed with from (or, formerly, to).
    1. 1827 Thomas Jarman, Powells Essay on Devises'' 2.293:
    2. : Where a trustee refuses either to assent or dissent, the Court will itself exercise his authority.
    3. 1830 Isaac D'Israeli, Commentaries on the Life and Reign of Charles the First 3.9.207:
    4. : Those who openly dissented from the acts which the King had carried through the Parliament.
    5. Inter: intransitiv » e To differ from, especially in opinion, beliefs, etc.
    6. 1654 John Trapp, A Commentary or Exposition upon the Book of Job 33.32:
    7. : Some are so eristical and teasty, that they will not ... bear with any that dissent.
    8. 1662 Thomas Salusbury, Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems'' (Dialogue 2):
    9. : Natural reason dictates, that motion ought to be assigned to the bodies, which in kind and essence most agree with those bodies which do undoubtedly move, and rest to those which most dissent from them.
    10. 1871 George Grote, Fragments on Ethical Subjects 2.37:
    11. : If the public dissent from our views, we say that they ought to concur with us.

      Antonyms

      * Inter: sense » disagree agree, assent, follow, allow, accept

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » to disagree

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|не се съгласявам
  • Finnish: olla eri mieltä
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|dissentieren
  • Polish: nie zgadzać się, buntować się

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|dissentir, Inter: t+ » pt|discordar
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|расходиться Inter: t+ » ru|во взглядах (rasxodít'sja vo vzgljádax)
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|mì-chòrd
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|discrepar, Inter: t- » es|disentir


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    References

    * Inter: R:OED » 2

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Disagreement with the ideas, doctrines, decrees, etc. of a political party, government or religion.
    1. An act of disagreeing with, or deviating from, the views and opinions of those holding authority.
    2. Inter: context » Anglo-American common law A separate opinion filed in a case by judges who disagree with the outcome of the majority of the court in that case

      Antonyms

      * Inter: sense » a disagreement with ideas etc. of authority agreement, assent, consensus, capitulation

      Related terms

      * minority report

      See also

      * majority opinion

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » disagreement with the ideas of an authority

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|несъгласие|n|tr=nesǎglásie
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|toisinajattelu
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αντίρρηση|f|tr=antírrisi

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|несогласие|n|tr=nesoglásije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|инакомыслие|n|tr=inakomýslije|sc=Cyrl
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|eas-aonta|m


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » act of disagreeing with an authority
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разногласие|n|tr=raznoglásie, Inter: t+ » bg|разкол|m|tr=razkól
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|toisinajattelu
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|αντίρρηση|f|tr=antírrisi


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|разногласие|n|tr=raznoglásije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|раскол|m|tr=raskól|sc=Cyrl
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|eas-aonta|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » fr: dissidence {{f}}


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » es: disconformidad {{f}}, desacuerdo, disensión

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Anagrams

    * snidest

    French

    Verb

    Inter: fr-verb-for » m
  • Inter: conjugation of » dire||3|p|imperf|sub|lang=fr

    Anagrams

    * destins

  • Translation: ar » dissent
    Translation: et » dissent
    Translation: fa » dissent
    Translation: fr » dissent
    Translation: ko » dissent
    Translation: io » dissent
    Translation: kn » dissent
    Translation: hu » dissent
    Translation: mg » dissent
    Translation: ml » dissent
    Translation: my » dissent
    Translation: no » dissent
    Translation: pl » dissent
    Translation: pt » dissent
    Translation: fi » dissent
    Translation: sv » dissent
    Translation: tl » dissent
    Translation: ta » dissent
    Translation: te » dissent
    Translation: vi » dissent
    Translation: zh » dissent