Definition of Dissenter

1. Noun. A person who dissents from some established policy.




Definition of Dissenter

1. n. One who dissents; one who differs in opinion, or declares his disagreement.

Definition of Dissenter

1. Noun. someone who dissents (disagrees), especially from an established church ¹

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Definition of Dissenter

1. one that dissents [n -S] - See also: dissents

Medical Definition of Dissenter

1. 1. One who dissents; one who differs in opinion, or declares his disagreement. 2. One who separates from the service and worship of an established church; especially, one who disputes the authority or tenets of the Church of England; a nonconformist. "Dissenters from the establishment of their several countries." (Burke) "Robert Brown is said to have the first formal dissenter." (Shipley) "The word is commonly applied only to Protestants. The Roman Catholics are generally referred to as a distinct class." Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dissenter

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Literary usage of Dissenter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman (1865)
"... now, by a strange turn of fortune, the arbiter of the fate of his persecutors, one only is still remembered, the Letter to a Dissenter. ..."

2. The Life and Letters of Sir George Savile, Bart., First Marquis of Halifax &c by Helen Charlotte Foxcroft (1898)
"A LETTER TO A Dissenter. [Editorial Introduction.1 THAT Lord Halifax wrote a Tract under this title is asserted by those with whom he was intimate. ..."

3. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1879)
"... now, by a strange turn of fortune, the arbiter of the fate of his persecutors, one only is still remembered, the Letter to a Dissenter. ..."

4. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1907)
"... now, by a strange turn of fortune, the arbiter of the fate of his persecutors, one only is still remembered, the Letter to a Dissenter. ..."

5. History of England by Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1897)
"Letter to a Dissenter. Conduct of the Dis- senten. Baxter and Howe would be able, ... An a Dissenter; Care's Animadversions on says, in his animadversions, ..."

6. The History of England from the Accession of James the Second by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1866)
"... in which the cause of Letter to a *ne Court and the cause of the Church were Dissenter. at ... one only is still remembered, the Letter to a Dissenter. ..."

7. The Lives of the Chief Justices of England by John Campbell Campbell, Joseph Arnould (1878)
"Th 9 gentleman, being sued for the penalty, pleaded, byway of defense, that " he was a Dissenter, and therefore was incapable of serving. ..."

8. The Works of Lord Macaulay Complete by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1871)
"An a Dissenter; Care's Animadversions on says, in his animadversions, ... letter was signed TW Care A Letter to a Dissenter; Dialogue be- Politic TW, or WT; ..."

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