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dissentient

[dih-sen-shuh nt] /dɪˈsɛn ʃənt/
adjective
1.
dissenting, especially from the opinion of the majority.
noun
2.
a person who dissents.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin dissentient- (stem of dissentiēns, present participle of dissentīre), equivalent to dissenti- (see dissent) + -ent- -ent
Related forms
dissentience, dissentiency, noun
dissentiently, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for dissentience

dissentient

/dɪˈsɛnʃənt/
adjective
1.
dissenting, esp from the opinion of the majority
noun
2.
a dissenter
Derived Forms
dissentience, dissentiency, noun
dissentiently, adverb
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