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He had become insensible, however, to all the dissenting ones.

Of the artists the old ladies disapproved, without a dissenting voice.

Many a good ordained clergyman has been dissenting minister as well.

“It is a mistake to go on to-night,” he said, with a dissenting gesture.

To this assertion there were but three dissenting voices, and one dissenting opinion.

The motion was carried with a rush, there being no dissenting voices.

Not a dissenting voice was raised, so Arcot sent the Solarite nearer.

"Then ride your pony to the centre of these dissenting groups and propose to move on," said he.

To this advice, however, there was one dissenting voice, and that voice was John's.

We might be large in describing, and giving Characters of these dissenting Nobility.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin dissentire "differ in sentiments, disagree, be at odds, contradict, quarrel," from dis- "differently" (see dis-) + sentire "to feel, think" (see sense (n.)). Related: Dissented; dissenting. The noun is 1580s, from the verb.

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