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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Disagreeing, especially with a majority; (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England.

Usage examples (37)
  • There is no provision under the policy for a dissentient minority to be bound by a consenting majority.
  • We may be right, but we must be provably, demonstrably and overpoweringly right before we are justified in calling the dissentient a fool.
  • There seemed to be not a dissentient in the throng.
  • The solitary dissentient would soon fall prey to the hyenas. for more
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