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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  • dissenting — adj. disagreeing, especially with a majority. Syn: dissentient, dissident. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dissenting — Dissent Dis*sent , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dissented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissenting}.] [L. dissentire, dissentum; dis + sentire to feel, think. See {Sense}.] 1. To differ in opinion; to be of unlike or contrary sentiment; to disagree; followed by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dissenting — adjective Usage: often capitalized Date: 1644 of or relating to the English Nonconformists < a dissenting church > < dissenting merchants > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dissenting — adj. Dissenting is used with these nouns: ↑opinion, ↑sect, ↑view, ↑voice, ↑vote …   Collocations dictionary

  • dissenting — Synonyms and related words: against, alienated, antiestablishment, at odds with, at variance with, breakaway, complaining, con, contrary, counter culture, deviant, differing, disagreeing, disappointed, disapprobatory, disapproving, discontented,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dissenting — adj. opposing, disagreeing, disputing dis·sent || dɪ sent n. opposition, disagreement, discord, conflict v. disagree on, differ, dispute, oppose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dissenting — See: dissent …   English dictionary

  • dissenting — [dɪˈsentɪŋ] adj expressing strong disagreement, especially with what people in authority think or with what the majority of people think …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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  • dissenting opinion — see opinion Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. dissenting opinion …   Law dictionary

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