dissenter

[dih-sen-ter]
noun
1.
a person who dissents, as from an established church, political party, or majority opinion.
2.
(sometimes initial capital letter) an English Protestant who dissents from the Church of England.

Origin:
1630–40; dissent + -er1

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dissent (dɪˈsɛnt)
 
vb
1.  to have a disagreement or withhold assent
2.  Christianity to refuse to conform to the doctrines, beliefs, or practices of an established church, and to adhere to a different system of beliefs and practices
 
n
3.  a difference of opinion
4.  Christianity separation from an established church; Nonconformism
5.  the voicing of a minority opinion in announcing the decision on a case at law; dissenting judgment
 
[C16: from Latin dissentīre to disagree, from dis-1 + sentīre to perceive, feel]
 
dis'senter
 
n
 
dis'senting
 
adj
 
dis'sentingly
 
adv

Dissenter (dɪˈsɛntə)
 
n
chiefly (Brit) Christianity a Nonconformist or a person who refuses to conform to the established church

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dissenter
1630s, in 17c. especially of religions (with a capital D- from 1670s); see from dissent.
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Example sentences
Rose begins delicately to expose the dissenter and his opponents.
The corporation must then pay each dissenter the amount the corporation estimates to be the fair value of his or her shares.
The following are excerpts from the report of the lone dissenter on the panel, a former prosecutor and state legislator.
The amount at stake for each individual dissenter does not does not diminish this concern.
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