from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective disagreeing, especially with a majority.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of dissent.

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

  • adjective 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