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dissents

noun
plural of dissent

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 departure from a generally accepted theory, opinion, or practice
  • the church reacted to any form of dissent by promptly excommunicating its proponents

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dissents

verb
present tense third-person singular of dissent

Synonyms & Antonyms of dissents (Entry 2 of 2)

to have a different opinion
  • anyone who dissented was encouraged to speak out while they had the chance

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“Dissents.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dis-sents. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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