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Synonyms for dissenting

disagreeing, especially with a majority

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She waved a dissenting hand, and went on, paying no further heed to their renewed cries which sought to detain her.
Carey passed the dissenting ministers in the street she stepped over to the other side to avoid meeting them, but if there was not time for this fixed her eyes on the pavement.
There was a motor-car with an old lady swathed in blue veils, and a lady's maid on the seat opposite, holding a King Charles's spaniel; there was a country-woman wheeling a perambulator full of sticks down the middle of the road; there was a bailiff in gaiters discussing the state of the cattle market with a dissenting minister--so she defined them.
But as he watched her looking out of the window and describing the old lady, the woman with the perambulator, the bailiff and the dissenting minister, his eyes filled involuntarily with tears.
The cries filled the room and there was no dissenting voice.
Educated for the Dissenting ministry, Defoe, a man of inexhaustible practical energy, engaged instead in several successive lines of business, and at the age of thirty-five, after various vicissitudes, was in prosperous circumstances.
Yet it makes a still stronger appeal to the instinct for practical, every-day realism which is the controlling quality in the English dissenting middle class for whom Defoe was writing.
Briggs's brother, a radical hatter and grocer, called his sister a purse-proud aristocrat, because she would not advance a part of her capital to stock his shop; and she would have done so most likely, but that their sister, a dissenting shoemaker's lady, at variance with the hatter and grocer, who went to another chapel, showed how their brother was on the verge of bankruptcy, and took possession of Briggs for a while.
To this probable opinion there was now but one dissenting voice, that of the slow-minded Ishmael, who demanded that the corpse itself should be examined in order to obtain a more accurate knowledge of its injuries.
An occasional burst of fervor in Dissenting pulpits on the subject of infant baptism was the only symptom of a zeal unsuited to sober times when men had done with change.
Additionally, as referenced in the passage above by Chief Justice Hughes, a dissenting opinion may indeed sway a future court.
Interestingly, Chairman Marriner Eccles was among those dissenting at three meetings in 1938-39.
Select Committee endorses it with some opposition parties dissenting
Asked another way, do dissenting votes by shareholders have any consequences for directors nominated for elections?
Simmons-Harris, (46) where a bloc of four dissenting Justices promised persistent dissent, Fried observed that it is "hard to claim that this case has brought stability to the law or definitively moved the issue to the political arena.