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dissenting

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

deviating from commonly accepted beliefs or practices
  • dissenting views were ruthlessly suppressed under the dictatorship

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dissenting

verb
present participle of dissent

Synonyms & Antonyms of dissenting (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 dissenting was in 1644

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“Dissenting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissenting. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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