Definition of dissenter
1 : one that dissents
2 capitalized : an English Nonconformist
Examples of dissenter in a Sentence
a society that prized conformity very highly and treated dissenters of any kind very harshly
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Kansas City Mayor Sly James and Councilman Dan Fowler were the two dissenters.
And they are defended viciously, to the point where dissenters have become afraid to speak up.
And as the number of dissenters piled up, a few enterprising politicians took time out of their schedules to cook up some especially hilarious ways to tell Donald Trump to go kick rocks.
The decision was 6-3, with Chief Justice Roberts (an Obergefell dissenter) joining the majority’s view.
The City Council authorized the purchase Thursday in a 12-1 vote, with Councilwoman Heather Hall the lone dissenter.
But like any debate, there are dissenters, including those inside the Trump Administration.
But other dissenters seem more ideologically opposed to the bill.
Unlike in Calabassas, where the Kardashian women literally chew up and spit out male dissenters, Southern Charm actively punishes any female who tries to exercise her autonomy.
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