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Dissenting, especially from the sentiment or policies of a majority.
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dissenting, esp from the opinion of the majority
disˈsentience, disˈsentiency n
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1. dissenting, esp. from the opinion of the majority.n.
2. a person who dissents.
[1615–25; < Latin]
dis•sen′tience, dis•sen′tien•cy, n.
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|Adj.||1.||dissentient - (of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the Church of England|
unorthodox - breaking with convention or tradition; "an unorthodox lifestyle"
|2.||dissentient - disagreeing, especially with a majority|
negative - expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
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