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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section V. Results of Reasoning
 
489. Dissent.
 
  
NOUN:DISSENT, non-consent, discordance (disagreement) [See Disagreement]; difference -, diversity- of opinion.
  NONCONFORMITY (heterodoxy) [See Heterodoxy]; protestantism, recusancy, schism; disaffection; secession [See Relinquishment]; recantation [See Tergiversation].
  DISSENSION (discord) [See Discord]; discontent [See Discontent]; caviling, wrangling, ergotism [rare].
  PROTEST; contradiction (denial) [See Negation]; noncompliance (rejection) [See Refusal].
  DISSENTIENT, dissenter, noncontent or noncon or non con [House of Lords], nonjuror, nonconformist; sectary, separatist, recusant, schismatic, protestant; heretic (heterodoxy) [See Heterodoxy].
  
VERB:DISSENT, nonconsent, demur; call in question (doubt) [See Unbelief. Doubt]; differ in opinion, disagree, agree to differ; say no [See Negation]; refuse -assent, - to admit; cavil, wrangle, ergotize [rare], protest, raise one’s voice against, repudiate; contradict (deny) [See Negation].
  have no notion of, differ toto cælo [L.], revolt at, revolt from the idea.
  shake the head, shrug the shoulders; look askance or askant.
  SECEDE; recant [See Tergiversation].
  
ADJECTIVE:DISSENTING &c. v.; negative [See Negation]; dissident, dissentient; unconsenting (refusing) [See Refusal]; noncontent, nonjuring; protestant, recusant; unconvinced, unconverted.
  UNAVOWED, unacknowledged; out of the question.
  UNWILLING [See Unwillingness]; extorted; discontented [See Discontent].
  SECTARIAN, sectary [rare], denominational, schismatic; heterodox; intolerant.
  
ADVERB:NO [See Negation]; at variance with, at issue with; under protest.
  
INTERJECTION:GOD FORBID! not for the world! I’ll be hanged if! [colloq.]; not another word! no, sirree! [U. S.]; not if I know it! I beg to differ; never tell me! your humble servant [archaic], pardon me.
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Many men, many minds.
  2. Quot homines tot sententiæ.—Terence
  3. Tant s’en faut.
  4. Il s’en faut bien.
  5. The dissidence of dissent and the protestantism of the Protestant religion.—Burke
  6. I had no taste for what is called popular art, no respect for popular morality, no belief in popular religion, no admiration for popular heroics.—Shaw

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