dissentient

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

Definition of dissentient

: expressing dissent

dissentient

noun

Examples of dissentient in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of dissentient

Latin dissentient-, dissentiens, present participle of dissentire


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