I adjective arguing, argumentative, at cross-purposes, at issue, at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, caviling, clashing, conflicting, conflictive, conflictory, contentious, contradicting, controverting, debating, declining to agree, demurring, denying, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, disapproving, discordant, discrepant, disharmonious, disputatious, disputative, disputing, dissentient, dissentious, dissident, dissonant, disunited, divergent, divided on, factious, going contrary to, in conflict, in disagreement, incongruous, inconsistent, inharmonious, irreconcilable, not abiding, not accepting, not agreeing, not conforming, objecting, opposing, polemical, protesting, quarreling, quarrelsome, questioning, recusant, refusing to admit, refusing to agree, refuting, repudiating, repugning, resisting, running counter to, taking exception, taking issue with, unconsenting, varying, withholding approval, withholding assent, wrangling associated concepts: dissenting judges, dissenting opinion, dissenting shareholders II index contradictory, discordant, disinclined, dissident, hostile, nonconforming, nonconsenting, recusant, reluctant, renitent

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