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  • v. Present participle of dissent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. disagreeing, especially with a majority.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the character of dissent; belonging to or connected with a body of dissenters: as, a dissenting minister or congregation; a dissenting chapel. See dissenter.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. disagreeing, especially with a majority

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  • My adjectival use: 'You will need to learn how to work with dissenting students.'

    August 22, 2011