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 Meanings and Examples of DISSENTER
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 n.  one who differs in opinion, or one who declares his disagreement
Classic Sentence:
1  She was surprised to hear Tom dissent.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXI
2  The old man looked at her for an instant with an expression of the deepest tenderness, then, turning towards the notary, he significantly winked his eye in token of dissent.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 59. The Will.
3  She said nothing, and shook her cropped head in dissent.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: Chapter 21
4  Anna noticed this sigh, indicating dissent, and she went on.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 6: Chapter 23
5  Sir Thomas could not dissent, as it had been his own arrangement, previously communicated to his wife and sister; but that seemed forgotten by Mrs. Norris, who must fancy that she settled it all herself.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
6  Mrs Musgrove had not a word to say in dissent; she could not accuse herself of having ever called them anything in the whole course of her life.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 8
7  I shook my head: it required a degree of courage, excited as he was becoming, even to risk that mute sign of dissent.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII
8  It is my mother who dissents; she has a clear and penetrating judgment, and does not smile on the proposed union.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 54. A Flurry in Stocks.
9  As she thought this, the clamor of dissenting voices rose up about Ashley, indignant, fiery.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
10  At all events Robert proposed it, and there was not a dissenting voice.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In X
11  She waved a dissenting hand, and went on, paying no further heed to their renewed cries which sought to detain her.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In X
12  With the advantage of possessing this important intelligence, the chief warily laid his plans before his fellows, and, as might have been anticipated from his eloquence and cunning, they were adopted without a dissenting voice.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 27
13  He gave no orders, but only assented to or dissented from what others suggested.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XXXV
Example Sentence:
1  Aside from a dissenter, speaker after speaker urged the federal government to adopt some or most of the report's 440 recommendations.
2  He is the toughest military ruler yet and has responded harshly to any dissent.
3  In those days, religious dissent was not tolerated.
4  He would brook no serious dissent.
5  They dissent from the Bishops Conferences, not the Universal Church, and their issue is not on “faith and morals,” but on social policy
6  They expressed their dissent from official policy.
7  Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in her dissent, argued strongly that the majority was turning that RFRA into a protean tool for all sorts of evasions.
8  Behind Iran's overtures to Washington lie pent-up pressures for change - from sanctions and internal dissent to regional turmoil - that are shaping a rare chance to end decades of hostility.
9  He and I dissented from each other in choosing a suitable candidate.
10  Two members of the committee dissented from the final report.
11  Three of the justices dissented from the majority decision.