dissentient

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin dissentient-, dissentiēns ‎(dissenting).

Noun[edit]

dissentient ‎(plural dissentients)

  1. A dissenter.

Adjective[edit]

dissentient ‎(comparative more dissentient, superlative most dissentient)

  1. Dissenting; of a different opinion.
    • 1914, Saki, ‘The Story-teller’, Beasts and Superbeasts, Penguin 2000 (Complete Short Stories), p. 354:
      A dissentient opinion came from the aunt.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dissentient

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of dissentiō