Synonyms for dissent

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : dih-sent
Phonetic Transcription : dɪˈsɛnt

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Définition of dissent

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]
  • noun disagreement, disapproval
  • verb disagree
Example sentences :
  • Graham fell in with the scheme without a murmur of dubiety or dissent.
  • Extract from : « The Fortune Hunter » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • A murmur of dissent from the others drove him back into shy silence.
  • Extract from : « The Incomplete Amorist » by E. Nesbit
  • And to the class of opposites belong assent and dissent, desire and avoidance.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • And why, I said, do you neither assent nor dissent, Protagoras?
  • Extract from : « Protagoras » by Plato
  • Roma withdrew her hand from the hand of the Pope and made an exclamation of dissent.
  • Extract from : « The Eternal City » by Hall Caine
  • She would have interrupted with expressions of astonishment and dissent, but he would not hear them.
  • Extract from : « Dr. Sevier » by George W. Cable
  • In politics for example it is easy to see the progress of dissent.
  • Extract from : « Essays, Second Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "I ask nothing at all," she said, which was neither assent nor dissent.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
  • All their rejoicing passed off without a word of dissent from any Unionist.
  • Extract from : « Ireland as It Is » by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
  • Layton shook his head in dissent, but could not repress a faint smile.
  • Extract from : « One Of Them » by Charles James Lever

Antonyms for dissent

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