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Meaning of DISSENTIENT

Pronunciation:  di'senshunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  disagreeing, especially with a majority
  2. [adj]  (of Catholics formerly) refusing to attend services of the Church of England
 

DISSENTIENT is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dissenting(a), dissident, negative, recusant, unorthodox
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis*sen"tient\, a. [L. dissentiens, p. pr. of
dissentire. See {Dissent}, v. i.]
Disagreeing; declaring dissent; dissenting. -- n. One who
dissents. --Macaulay.

 

 

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