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dissent

noun

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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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dissent

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of dissent (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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The first known use of dissent was in the 15th century

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“Dissent.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissent. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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