Antonyms for dissenting

Grammar : Verb
Spell : dih-sent
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈsɛnt

Definition of dissenting

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Latin dissentire "differ in sentiments, disagree, be at odds, contradict, quarrel," from dis- "differently" (see dis-) + sentire "to feel, think" (see sense (n.)). Related: Dissented; dissenting. The noun is 1580s, from the verb.
  • Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime. [Jacob Bronowski "Science and Human Values," 1956]
  • verb disagree
Example sentences :
  • He had become insensible, however, to all the dissenting ones.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Of the artists the old ladies disapproved, without a dissenting voice.
  • Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
  • Many a good ordained clergyman has been dissenting minister as well.
  • Extract from : « A Son of Hagar » by Sir Hall Caine
  • “It is a mistake to go on to-night,” he said, with a dissenting gesture.
  • Extract from : « The Strollers » by Frederic S. Isham
  • To this assertion there were but three dissenting voices, and one dissenting opinion.
  • Extract from : « The Pioneers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The motion was carried with a rush, there being no dissenting voices.
  • Extract from : « The Grammar School Boys of Gridley » by H. Irving Hancock
  • Not a dissenting voice was raised, so Arcot sent the Solarite nearer.
  • Extract from : « The Black Star Passes » by John W Campbell
  • "Then ride your pony to the centre of these dissenting groups and propose to move on," said he.
  • Extract from : « Eventide » by Effie Afton
  • To this advice, however, there was one dissenting voice, and that voice was John's.
  • Extract from : « Fern Vale (Volume 1) » by Colin Munro
  • We might be large in describing, and giving Characters of these dissenting Nobility.
  • Extract from : « Atalantis Major » by Daniel Defoe

Synonyms for dissenting

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