dissentience


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dis·sen·tient

 (dĭ-sĕn′shənt)
adj.
Dissenting, especially from the sentiment or policies of a majority.
n.
A dissenter.

dis·sen′tience n.
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In other words, while two independent scholars examining the contents of a decision might disagree over whether the opinion writer raised a particular issue, no such dissentience can occur over the points listed in the syllabus.
In other words, while two independent scholars, examining the contents of a decision might disagree over whether the opinion writer raised a particular issue, no such dissentience can occur over the points listed in the syllabus" (p.