dissenter

  • 1 Dissenter — Dis*sent er, n. 1. One who dissents; one who differs in opinion, or declares his disagreement. [1913 Webster] 2. (Eccl.) One who separates from the service and worship of an established church; especially, one who disputes the authority or tenets …

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  • 2 dissenter — index disputant, heretic, malcontent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 dissenter …

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  • 3 dissenter — ► NOUN 1) a person who dissents. 2) (Dissenter) Brit. historical a member of a non established Church; a Nonconformist …

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  • 4 dissenter — 1630s, in 17c. especially of religions (with a capital D from 1670s); agent noun from DISSENT (Cf. dissent) …

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  • 5 dissenter — nonconformist, sectarian, sectary, schismatic, *heretic …

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  • 6 dissenter — [di sent′ər] n. 1. a person who dissents 2. [sometimes D ] a British Protestant who does not belong to the Anglican Church; Nonconformist …

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  • 7 Dissenter — Unter Dissenter (lat. dissentire ≈ abweichen) versteht man besonders in der Kirchengeschichte von England und Wales Mitglieder einer kirchlichen Gemeinde, die sich ihrer abweichenden Meinung wegen von der Amtskirche getrennt haben.… …

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  • 8 Dissenter — Or see dissent. The term dissenter (from the Latin dissentire, “to disagree”), labels one who disagrees in matters of opinion, belief, etc. In the social and religious history of England and Wales, however, it refers particularly to a member of a …

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  • 9 dissenter — UK [dɪˈsentə(r)] / US [dɪˈsentər] noun [countable] Word forms dissenter : singular dissenter plural dissenters someone who strongly disagrees with something …

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  • 10 Dissenter — Dis|sẹn|ter 〈m. 6; Rel.; in England〉 nicht der anglikanischen Staatskirche angehörender Protestant; Sy Dissident (2), Nonkonformist (2); Ggs Konformist (2) [engl.] * * * Dis|sẹn|ter, der; s, s [engl. dissenter, zu: to dissent = von der… …

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  • 11 dissenter — (di ssin teur) s. m. Mot anglais qui signifie non conformiste, ne reconnaissant pas la religion anglicane. •   Un vicaire, un dissenter assiégent leurs derniers moments [des Anglais], VOLT. Phil. II, 238.    Au plur. Des dissenters. ÉTYMOLOGIE… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 12 dissenter — dis|sent|er [dıˈsentə US ər] n 1.) a person or organization that disagrees with an official decision or accepted opinion ▪ Political dissenters were imprisoned. 2.) also Dissenter someone in the past who did not accept the beliefs of the… …

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  • 13 Dissenter — Dis|sen|ter der; s, [s] (meist Plur.) <aus gleichbed. engl. dissenter, eigtl. »Andersdenkender«, zu to dissent »von der Staatskirche abweichen«, dies aus lat. dissentire, vgl. ↑dissentieren> (in England) der nicht der ↑anglikanischen Kirche …

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  • 14 dissenter — noun a person who dissents. ↘(Dissenter) Brit. historical a member of a non established Church; a Nonconformist …

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  • 15 dissenter — One who dissents. For shareholder dissenter rights, see appraisal remedy …

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  • 16 dissenter — One who dissents. For shareholder dissenter rights, see appraisal remedy …

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  • 17 dissenter — n. 1 a person who dissents. 2 (Dissenter) Brit. a member of a non established church; a Nonconformist …

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  • 18 dissenter — noun Date: 1639 1. one that dissents 2. capitalized an English Nonconformist …

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  • 19 dissenter — /di sen teuhr/, n. 1. a person who dissents, as from an established church, political party, or majority opinion. 2. (sometimes cap.) an English Protestant who dissents from the Church of England. [1630 40; DISSENT + ER1] * * * …

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  • 20 dissenter — noun someone who dissents (disagrees), especially from an established church …

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