dissentious


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dissentious

(dɪˈsɛnʃəs)
adj
argumentative
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Adj.1.dissentious - dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
discordant - not in agreement or harmony; "views discordant with present-day ideas"
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He said before the 18th Amendment, provincial autonomy was treated as dissentious as it was thought that provincial autonomy would lead to disintegration of the country.
Instead of the new Nigeria being a space for unfettered self-actualisation for the individual, Azaro notes that the country has been taken over by political thugs who do not hide their shame when they ruthlessly deal with dissentious masses of people that hold different views about the possible paths for the development of the new nation.
He challenges dissentious literary critics and holds to an "aesthetic value of literature" that can be shared among those who "still read for the love of reading" (518).