Examples of dissensus in a Sentence
a democracy relies on dissensus as much as on consensus
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These dramas of politics — each involving the high court’s first black justice — arrive at a singularly contentious political moment in an atmosphere of angry, sometimes violent dissensus.
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Origin and Etymology of dissensus
First Known Use: 1962See Words from the same year
Synonymscontestation, controversy, debate, difference, difficulty, disputation, dispute, dissension (also dissention), disagreement, firestorm, nonconcurrence
Antonymsaccord, agreement, consensus, harmony, unanimity
Related Wordsclash, collision, conflict, confliction, disaccord, discord, dissonance; apartness, divarication, division; combat, contention, strife, struggle; altercation, argument, bicker, falling-out, fight, kickup, misunderstanding, quarrel, set-to
Near Antonymsacceptance, compliance; concord, peace
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