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dissentient

adjective dis·sen·tient \di-ˈsen(t)-sh(ē-)ənt\

Definition of DISSENTIENT

:  expressing dissent
dissentient noun

Examples of DISSENTIENT

  1. <the communist party did not look favorably on dissentient opinions>

Origin of DISSENTIENT

Latin dissentient-, dissentiens, present participle of dissentire
First Known Use: 1651

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