While in the state Assembly, she dissented so often that a 41-to-1 vote was presumed to be “41-to-Angle.”
If you dissented from those common assumptions, you found yourself in a pretty marginal place.
The member of the three-judge panel who dissented from the majority decision, Terence T. Evans, “was right,” Judge Posner said.
The three women of the court, along with Justice Stephen Breyer, dissented.
But Crœsus, the Lydian, who was present, dissented from this advice.
From this judgment Lord Roberts (p. 260) dissented vigorously.
"We must agree to disagree," dissented Powell, but the conventional compliment was sincere.
"No, we travelled alone," said one of the men, but the other dissented.
Not one was there who dissented from anything that Susan had said; rather did each contribute some spur to the general resolve.
He gave no orders, but only assented to or dissented from what others suggested.
early 15c., from Latin dissentire "differ in sentiments, disagree, be at odds, contradict, quarrel," from dis- "differently" (see dis-) + sentire "to feel, think" (see sense (n.)). Related: Dissented; dissenting. The noun is 1580s, from the verb.
Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime. [Jacob Bronowski "Science and Human Values," 1956]