Synonyms for dissent
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(law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority
"he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion"
a difference of opinion
protest, objection, dissentverb
the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent
"Several Republicans dissented"
protest, resist, dissentverb
express opposition through action or words
"dissent to the laws of the country"
disagree, differ, dissent, take issueverb
be of different opinions
"I beg to differ!"; "She disagrees with her husband on many questions"
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The dissent is correct that the Voting Rights Act exemplifies our country’s commitment to democracy, but there is nothing democratic about the dissent’s attempt to bring about a wholesale transfer of the authority to set voting rules from the States to the federal courts.
Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, may we never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
Dissent and dissenters have no monopoly on freedom. They must tolerate opposition. They must accept dissent from their dissent. And they must give it the respect and the latitude which they claim for themselves.
In a democracy dissent is an act of faith. Like medicine, the test of its value is not in its taste, but in its effects.
Here in America we are descended in blood and in spirit from revolutionists and rebels - men and women who dare to dissent from accepted doctrine. As their heirs, we may never confuse honest dissent with disloyal subversion.
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- разногласие, разкол, не се съгласявам, несъгласиеBulgarian
- disensión, discrepar, disentirSpanish
- olla eri mieltä, toisinajatteluFinnish
- mì-chòrd, eas-aontaScottish Gaelic
- discrepare, disconvenire, dissentire, divergereItalian
- afwijking van mening, van mening verschillenDutch
- dissentir, discordarPortuguese
- инакомыслие, несогласие, во, расходиться, раскол, разногласиеRussian
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