489. Dissent.

489. Dissent.NOUN. dissent; discordance &c. (disagreement) 24; difference diversity of opinion.

nonconformity &c. (heterodoxy) 984; protestantism, recusancy, schism; disaffection; secession &c. 624; recantation &c. 607.

dissension &c (discord) 713; discontent &c. 832; cavilling.

protest; contradiction &c (denial) 536; non-compliance &c (rejection) 764.

dissentient, dissenter; non-juror, non-content, nonconformist; sectary, separatist, recusant, schismatic, protestant, heretic.

refusal &c. 764.

VERB. dissent, demur; call in question &c. (doubt) 485; differ in opinion, disagree; say no &c. 536; refuse assent, refuse to admit; cavil, protest, raise one’s voice against, repudiate; contradict &c. (deny) 536.

have no notion of, differ toto cœlo [Lat.]; revolt at, revolt from the idea.

shake the head, shrug the shoulders; look askance, look askant.

secede; recant &c. 607.

ADJ. dissenting &c. v; negative &c. 536; dissident, dissentient; unconsenting &c. (refusing) 764; non-content, nonjuring; protestant, recusant; unconvinced, unconverted.

unavowed, unacknowledged; out of the question.

discontented &c. 832; unwilling &c. 603; extorted.

sectarian, denominational, schismatic; heterodox; intolerant.

ADV. no &c. 536; at variance, at issue with; under protest.

INT. God forbid! not for the world; I’ll be hanged if; never tell me; your humble servant, pardon me.

PHR. Many men many minds.

Quot homines tot sententiæ; suus cuique mos. [Lat.] {Terentius—Phormio. II. iv. 14. “Many men, many minds; every one has his own humour.” (As many opinions as there are persons to give them, and no two precisely alike). }.

Tant s’en faut. [Fr.];

Il s’en faut bien. [Fr.];

“Dissent, not satisfied with toleration, is not conscience, but ambition.” {Burke—Speech on the Acts of Uniformity. (House of Commons, Feb., 1772) }.


Roget’s Thesaurus 1911. Compiled, edited and supplemented by Nicholas Shea. Dev version 1.7.9b Compiled on: 19 January 2022 at 05:16:38
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