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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dissent  \Dis*sent"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dissented};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Dissenting}.]  [L.  dissentire,  dissentum  dis-  + 
  sentire  to  feel  think.  See  {Sense}.] 
  1.  To  differ  in  opinion;  to  be  of  unlike  or  contrary 
  sentiment;  to  disagree;  --  followed  by  from 
 
  The  bill  passed  .  .  .  without  a  dissenting  voice. 
  --Hallam. 
 
  Opinions  in  which  multitudes  of  men  dissent  from  us 
  --Addison. 
 
  2.  (Eccl.)  To  differ  from  an  established  church  in  regard  to 
  doctrines,  rites,  or  government. 
 
  3.  To  differ;  to  be  of  a  contrary  nature.  --Hooker. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dissenting 
  adj  :  disagreeing,  especially  with  a  majority  [syn:  {dissentient}, 
  {dissenting(a)},  {dissident}] 




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