Definition of dissent:
- Contrariety of nature; diversity in quality.
- Separation from an established church, especially that of England; nonconformity.
- The act of dissenting; difference of opinion; refusal to adopt something proposed; nonagreement, nonconcurrence, or disagreement.
- To differ from an established church in regard to doctrines, rites, or government.
- To differ in opinion; to be of unlike or contrary sentiment; to disagree; - followed by from.
- To differ; to be of a contrary nature.
protestation, balk, remonstrance, difference, resist, protest, expostulation, objection, heresy, discord, baulk, refuse, nonconformity, jib, agree, stand firm, heterodoxy, vary, fend, hold out, remonstration, take issue.
- disagree (part of speech: verb)
- defiance (part of speech: noun)
- disagreement (part of speech: noun)
- discordance (part of speech: noun)
- contend (part of speech: verb)
- defy (part of speech: verb)
- conflict (part of speech: verb)
- "Christian's Mistake", Dinah Maria Mulock Craik.
- "Select Speeches of Daniel Webster", Daniel Webster.
- "The Millionaire Baby", Anna Katharine Green.