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Meaning of DISSIDENCE

Pronunciation:  'disidns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  disagreement; especially disagreement with the government
 

DISSIDENCE is a 10 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: disagreement

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dis"si*dence\, n. [L. dissidentia: cf. F.
dissidence. See {Dissident}, a.]
Disagreement; dissent; separation from the established
religion. --I. Taylor.

      It is the dissidence of dissent.         --Burke.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aggressiveness, agreement to disagree, alienation, antagonism, apostasy, argumentation, bellicosity, belligerence, bickering, clashing, combativeness, conflict, contention, contentiousness, contradiction, controversy, counter-culture, difference, disaccord, disaccordance, disagreement, disapprobation, disapproval, discord, discordance, discordancy, discrepancy, disharmony, disparity, dissatisfaction, dissension, dissent, dissentience, dissonance, disunion, disunity, divergence, diversity, dropping out, faction, factiousness, flak, heterodoxy, inaccordance, inequality, infighting, irascibility, irritability, jarring, litigiousness, minority opinion, misbelief, negation, nonagreement, nonassent, nonconcurrence, nonconformism, nonconformity, nonconsent, opposition, oppugnancy, partisan spirit, partisanship, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, recusance, recusancy, rejection, repudiation, repugnance, schism, secession, shrewishness, strife, underground, unharmoniousness, unorthodoxy, variance, withdrawal
 

 

 

 

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