NEW ORLEANS — John Boehner was reelected House Speaker yesterday by his Republican colleagues despite some dissenting members.
Dahl, as wedded as he is to his own boots, is a dissenting voice in the chorus saying that what Obama wears makes any difference.
dissenting Views: The Los Angeles Times' Robert Lloyd on Conan's " Godfather-style bang."
No African-American witnesses were called, and only one dissenting witness was heard—the tireless Stetson.
Roberts, wrote Campos, authored both the majority and dissenting opinion.
I often work when the others go to bed; it does not hurt me,' she finished hastily, as a dissenting glance from Mildred met her.
Many a good ordained clergyman has been dissenting minister as well.
I heard the story they are founded on the other day from my friend the dissenting minister of the village.
To this assertion there were but three dissenting voices, and one dissenting opinion.
Judge Beck, the fourth judge of the court, had delivered a very able dissenting opinion sustaining the constitutional amendment.
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]