The definition of dissent is to differ in opinion.(verb)
An example of dissent is for two children to disagree over who gets to play with a specific toy.
Dissent is defined as a disagreement in opinion.(noun)
An example of dissent is the decision to vote differently from one's friends in the student council election.
See dissent in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME dissenten < L dissentire < dis-, apart + sentire, to feel, think: see send
See dissent in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb dis·sent·ed, dis·sent·ing, dis·sents
Origin: Middle English dissenten
Origin: , from Latin dissentīre
Origin: : dis-, dis-
Origin: + sentīre, to feel; see sent- in Indo-European roots.
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