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dissensus

noun dis·sen·sus \(ˌ)di(s)-ˈsen(t)-səs\

Definition of DISSENSUS

:  difference of opinion
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Examples of DISSENSUS

  1. <a democracy relies on dissensus as much as on consensus>

Origin of DISSENSUS

dis- + consensus
First Known Use: 1962

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