dissent [dih-sent] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||noun|
|Synonyms:||bone of contention, bone to pick, bone, clinker, conflict, contention, denial, difference, disaccord, discord, dissension, dissidence, disunity, far cry, flak, hassle, heresy, heterodoxy, misbelief, nonagreement, nonconcurrence, nonconformism, nonconformity, nope, objection, opposition, poles apart, protest, refusal, resistance, schism, sour note, spat, split, strife, unorthodoxy, variance|
|Notes:||dissent is, literally, 'feel or think differently' and dissident means 'sit apart, disagree'|
|Antonyms:||agreement, approval, authorization, concurrence, endorsement, ratification, sanction|
dissent; discordance (disagreement); difference diversity of opinion., nonconformity (heterodoxy); protestantism, recusancy, schism; disaffection; secession; recantation., dissension (discord); discontent; cavilling., protest; contradiction (denial); noncompliance (rejection)., dissentient, dissenter; non-juror, non-content, nonconformist; sectary, separatist, recusant, schismatic, protestant, heretic.
dissent, demur; call in question (doubt); differ in opinion, disagree; say no; refuse assent, refuse to admit; cavil, protest, raise one's voice against, repudiate; contradict (deny)., have no notion of, differ toto caelo; revolt at, revolt from the idea., shake the head, shrug the shoulders; look askance, look askant., secede; recant.
no; at variance, at issue with; under protest.
many men many minds; quot homines tot sententiae [Terence]; tant s'en faut; il s'en faut bien.
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