Dissent

Dis*sent"

, n. 1. The act of dissenting; difference of opinion; refusal to adopt something proposed; nonagreement, nonconcurrence, or disagreement.
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The dissent of no small number [of peers] is frequently recorded.
Hallam.
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2. (Eccl.) Separation from an established church, especially that of England; nonconformity.
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It is the dissidence of dissent and the protestantism of the Protestant religion.
Burke.
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3. Contrariety of nature; diversity in quality. [Obs.]
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The dissent of the metals.
Bacon.

Syn. -- Disagreement; variance; difference; nonconcurrence; nonconformity.
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