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dis·sent·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissentient, dissenting(a), dissidentadjective

    disagreeing, especially with a majority

    Antonyms:
    affirmatory, affirmative

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  1. John Sylvia:

    We were disappointed that with two members dissenting, the commission disregarded Chief Judge Murray's thoughtful analysis and ignored the great weight of the evidence in reversing on a single issue.

  2. Ahmed Shaheed:

    The government of Iran should not silence critical or dissenting voices under the guise of vague and unsubstantiated national security concerns.

  3. Agnes Callamard:

    The number of journalists identified as targets vividly illustrates how Pegasus is used as a tool to intimidate critical media. It is about controlling public narrative, resisting scrutiny, and suppressing any dissenting voice.

  4. Rupert Colville:

    The government must end the persistent repression of dissent and the ongoing pattern of arbitrary arrests and refrain from criminalizing and attacking human rights defenders, political opponents and any other dissenting voices.

  5. Neal Katyal:

    While we continue to believe that this third version fails that test, there is no question that by striking down the first two travel bans, the judiciary forced a recalcitrant administration to at least give its order the veil of constitutionality, we continue to believe, as do four dissenting justices, that the travel ban is unconstitutional, unprecedented, unnecessary and un-American.


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