dissidence definition by Webster's New World
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Origin: Classical Latin dissidentia ; from dissidens, present participle of dissidere, to disagree ; from dis-, apart plush sidere, sit
dissidence definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Disagreement, as of opinion or belief; dissent.