Part of speech: verb

To disagree.

Part of speech: noun

The act or state of dissenting; disagreement; non conformity.

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Usage examples "dissent":

  1. Heldon Foyle made a little gesture of dissent. - "The Grell Mystery", Frank Froest.
  2. If he returns the bill with his objections, the senate and representatives consider it a second time, and if two- thirds of them adhere to the first resolution it becomes law notwithstanding the president’ s dissent. - "Essays on the Constitution of the United States", Paul Leicester Ford.
  3. My paper upon 'Modern Dissent. - "Red Pottage", Mary Cholmondeley.