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dissent

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dissent

  1. 1 a lack of agreement or harmony considerable dissent within the party's rank and file Synonyms of dissent conflict, disaccord, discordance, discordancy, disharmony, dissension (also dissention), discord, dissidence, dissonance, disunion, disunity, division, friction, infighting, inharmony, schism, strife, variance, war, warfareWords Related to dissent clash, collision, competition, contention; altercation, argument, bicker, brawl, debate, disagreement, dispute, divide, fissure; falling-out, fight, hassle, jar, miff, mix-up, quarrel, row, run-in, scrap, spat, squabble, tiff, wrangle; incompatibility, incongruence, incongruity, incongruousness, inconsistence, inconsistency, inconsonance, inharmoniousness; animosity, antagonism, antipathy, cold war, enmity, hostility, ill will, rancorNear Antonyms of dissent concurrence, cooperationAntonyms of dissent accord, agreement, concord, concordance, harmony, peace

  2. 2 departure from a generally accepted theory, opinion, or practice the church reacted to any form of dissent by promptly excommunicating its proponents Synonyms of dissent heresy, dissidence, heterodoxy, nonconformityWords Related to dissent error, fallacy, falsehood, misbelief, misconception, myth; apostasy, defection, infidelity, schism, scission, sectarianism, separatism; deviance, deviation, iconoclasm, unconventionality; disagreement, discord, dissension (also dissention)Near Antonyms of dissent agreement, conformation, conventionalityAntonyms of dissent conformity, orthodoxy


dissent

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dissent

  1. to have a different opinion anyone who dissented was encouraged to speak out while they had the chance Synonyms of dissent differ, disagree, nonconcurWords Related to dissent clash, collide, conflict, contrast; counter, debate, object, oppose, protest, resist; contest, dispute; argue, bicker, fall out, quarrelNear Antonyms of dissent accede, accept, acquiesce, comply, consent, defer, subscribe; affiliate, ally, associate, collaborate, collude, come round, compromise, cooperate, get along, sideAntonyms of dissent agree, assent, concur



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