dissensus

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

Definition of dissensus

: difference of opinion

Examples of dissensus in a Sentence

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

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Origin and Etymology of dissensus

dis- + consensus


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