Definition Of dissent

verb

hold or express opinions that are at variance with those previously, commonly, or officially expressed.

two members dissented from the majority

the expression or holding of opinions at variance with those previously, commonly, or officially held.

there was no dissent from this view

Example Of dissent

  • A state religious court evaluating nonconformity or dissent deserves whatever answers it receives.

  • A theology of dissent has become the new establishment.

  • An ‘anti-national’ Press is not alone in its dissent from the orchestrated spectacle.

  • Are you getting at the fact that perhaps what we see in religious practice is not so much dissent , active opposition, but a kind of muddling through?

  • Brown wrote the Committee for the Nation expressing his dissent from the President's gold purchasing program in late 1933.


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