Variant of dissent
- to differ in belief or opinion; disagree: often with from
- to reject the doctrines and forms of an established church
Origin: Middle English dissenten ; from Classical Latin dissentire ; from dis-, apart plush sentire, to feel, think: see send
- the rendering of a minority opinion in the decision of a law case
- religious nonconformity
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