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dissidence

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2 departure from a generally accepted theory, opinion, or practice
  • after abstract art became established, its proponents became just as intolerant of dissidence as earlier schools of art had been

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The first known use of dissidence was circa 1656

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“Dissidence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissidence. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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