Definition of Dissenting

1. Adjective. Disagreeing, especially with a majority.

Exact synonyms: Dissentient, Dissident
Similar to: Negative
Derivative terms: Dissent, Dissent, Dissent, Dissidence, Dissident



Definition of Dissenting

1. Verb. (present participle of dissent) ¹

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Definition of Dissenting

1. dissent [v] - See also: dissent

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Literary usage of Dissenting

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1908)
"... SAMUEL (1714-1796), dissenting minister, second son of Samuel Bourn the younger fq. v.], was born in 1714 at Crook near Kendal, and educated at Stand ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"It is remarkable that John Godwin, the father, who I believe to have been a dissenting minister, and therefore might by custom have adopted the prefix of ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"Beck, PJ, dissenting. Error from Superior Court, ... All the Justices concur, except FISH, CJ, absent because of illness, and BECK, PJ (dissenting). ..."

4. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1878)
"... for relieving dissenting ministers and schoolmasters from the subscription Subscription required by the Toleration Act.1 Dissenters ministers of ..."

5. Collections by Minisink Valley Historical Society, Connecticut Historical Society (1838)
"ACCOUNT OF THE dissenting INTEREST IN THE MIDDLE STATES, ... Rev. and dear Sir, WHEN I sent you a broken account of the dissenting interest in these parts, ..."

6. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1801)
"By the late excellent dissenting Divine, John Leland, DD¡ and These reflections arc re-printed from the Appendix to the second volume of Dr. Leland's Vic-ш ..."

7. United States Supreme Court Reportsby Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"But the court (Mr. Justice Chambre dissenting) decided that the ... The Chief Justice, without dissenting from this ground, put it upon the narrower ground, ..."

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