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Contrary vs. Dissent

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Contraryadjective

Opposite; in an opposite direction; in opposition; adverse.

‘contrary winds’;

Dissentverb

(intransitive) To disagree; to withhold assent. Construed with from (or, formerly, to).

Contraryadjective

Opposed; contradictory; inconsistent.

‘What may be "politically correct" could be contrary to the teachings of Jesus.’;

Dissentverb

(intransitive) To differ from, especially in opinion, beliefs, etc.

Contraryadjective

Given to opposition; perverse; wayward.

‘a contrary disposition; a contrary child’;

Dissentverb

(obsolete) To be different; to have contrary characteristics.

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Contraryadverb

Contrarily

Dissentnoun

Disagreement with the ideas, doctrines, decrees, etc. of a political party, government or religion.

Contrarynoun

The opposite.

Dissentnoun

An act of disagreeing with, or deviating from, the views and opinions of those holding authority.

Contrarynoun

(logic) One of a pair of propositions that cannot both be simultaneously true.

Dissentnoun

(Anglo-American common law) A separate opinion filed in a case by judges who disagree with the outcome of the majority of the court in that case

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Contraryverb

(obsolete) To oppose; to frustrate.

Dissentnoun

(sports) A violation that arises when disagreement with an official call is expressed in an inappropriate manner such as foul language, rude gestures, of failure to comply.

Contraryverb

(obsolete) To impugn.

Dissentverb

To differ in opinion; to be of unlike or contrary sentiment; to disagree; - followed by from.

‘The bill passed . . . without a dissenting voice.’; ‘Opinions in which multitudes of men dissent from us.’;

Contraryverb

(obsolete) To contradict (someone or something).

Dissentverb

To differ from an established church in regard to doctrines, rites, or government.

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Contraryverb

(obsolete) To do the opposite of (someone or something).

Dissentverb

To differ; to be of a contrary nature.

Contraryverb

(obsolete) To act inconsistently or perversely; to act in opposition to.

Dissentnoun

The act of dissenting; difference of opinion; refusal to adopt something proposed; nonagreement, nonconcurrence, or disagreement.

‘The dissent of no small number [of peers] is frequently recorded.’;

Contraryverb

(obsolete) To argue; to debate; to uphold an opposite opinion.

Dissentnoun

Separation from an established church, especially that of England; nonconformity.

‘It is the dissidence of dissent and the protestantism of the Protestant religion.’;

Contraryverb

(obsolete) To be self-contradictory; to become reversed.

Dissentnoun

Contrariety of nature; diversity in quality.

‘The dissent of the metals.’;

Contraryadjective

Opposite; in an opposite direction; in opposition; adverse; as, contrary winds.

‘And if ye walk contrary unto me, and will not hearken unto me.’; ‘We have lost our labor; they are gone a contrary way.’;

Dissentnoun

(law) the difference of one judge's opinion from that of the majority;

‘he expressed his dissent in a contrary opinion’;

Contraryadjective

Opposed; contradictory; repugnant; inconsistent.

‘Fame, if not double-faced, is double mouthed,And with contrary blast proclaims most deeds.’; ‘The doctrine of the earth's motion appeared to be contrary to the sacred Scripture.’;

Dissentnoun

a difference of opinion

Contraryadjective

Given to opposition; perverse; forward; wayward; as, a contrary disposition; a contrary child.

Dissentnoun

the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

Contraryadjective

Affirming the opposite; so opposed as to destroy each other; as, contrary propositions.

Dissentverb

withhold assent;

‘Several Republicans dissented’;

Contrarynoun

A thing that is of contrary or opposite qualities.

‘No contraries hold more antipathyThan I and such a knave.’;

Dissentverb

express opposition through action or words;

‘dissent to the laws of the country’;

Contrarynoun

An opponent; an enemy.

Dissentverb

be of different opinions;

‘I beg to differ!’; ‘She disagrees with her husband on many questions’;

Contrarynoun

the opposite; a proposition, fact, or condition incompatible with another; as, slender proofs which rather show the contrary. See Converse, n., 1.

Dissentnoun

the holding or expression of opinions at variance with those commonly or officially held

‘there was no dissent from this view’;

Contrarynoun

See Contraries.

Dissentnoun

refusal to accept the doctrines of an established or orthodox Church; nonconformity

‘rural communities with a long tradition of Dissent’;

Contraryverb

To contradict or oppose; to thwart.

‘I was advised not to contrary the king.’;

Dissentnoun

(in sport) the offence of expressing disagreement with the referee's decision

‘he was sent off for dissent’;

Contrarynoun

a relation of direct opposition;

‘we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true’;

Dissentnoun

a statement by a judge giving reasons as to why he or she disagrees with a decision made by the other judges in a court case

‘he wasted no time in cranking out nine majority opinions, as well as three dissents’;

Contrarynoun

exact opposition;

‘public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty’;

Dissentverb

hold or express opinions that are at variance with those commonly or officially held

‘two members dissented from the majority’;

Contrarynoun

two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false

Dissentverb

disagree with the doctrine of an established or orthodox Church.

Contraryadjective

very opposed in nature or character or purpose;

‘acts contrary to our code of ethics’; ‘the facts point to a contrary conclusion’;

Dissent

Dissent is an opinion, philosophy or sentiment of non-agreement or opposition to a prevailing idea or policy enforced by a government, political party or other entity or individual in a capacity of contextual authority. A dissenting person may be referred to as a dissenter.

Contraryadjective

of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false;

‘`hot' and `cold' are contrary terms’;

Contraryadjective

resistant to guidance or discipline;

‘Mary Mary quite contrary’; ‘an obstinate child with a violent temper’; ‘a perverse mood’; ‘wayward behavior’;

Contraryadjective

in an opposing direction;

‘adverse currents’; ‘a contrary wind’;

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