Definition of Dissenter. Meaning of Dissenter. Synonyms of Dissenter

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Definition of Dissenter

Dissenter
Dissenter Dis*sent"er, n. 1. One who dissents; one who differs in opinion, or declares his disagreement. 2. (Eccl.) One who separates from the service and worship of an established church; especially, one who disputes the authority or tenets of the Church of England; a nonconformist. Dissenters from the establishment of their several countries. --Burke. Robert Brown is said to have the first formal dissenter. --Shipley. Note: ``The word is commonly applied only to Protestants. The Roman Catholics are generally referred to as a distinct class.' --Brande & C.

Meaning of Dissenter from wikipedia

- A dissenter (from the Latin dissentire, "to disagree") is one who disagrees in matters of opinion, belief, etc. In the social and religious history of...
- English Dissenters or English Separatists were Protestant Christians who separated from the Church of England in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. A dissenter...
- while the Whigs were aligned with commercial interests and Protestant Dissenters. As a committed Anglican, Anne was inclined to favour the Tories. Her...
- because of her seniority. Ginsburg has been a proponent of the liberal dissenters speaking "with one voice" and, where practicable, presenting a unified...
- (1968), Pope Paul VI firmly rejected all contraception, thus contradicting dissenters in the church that saw the birth control pill as an ethically justifiable...
- centered on Kim Il-sung, the conflict with pro-Soviet and pro-Chinese dissenters, and Korea's centuries-long struggle for independence. Juche was initially...
- perhaps through an "inordinate love of lying". Geoffrey Ashe is one dissenter from this view, believing that Geoffrey's narrative is partially derived...
- attempted to introduce religious freedom for Catholics and Protestant dissenters with his 1672 Royal Declaration of Indulgence, but the English Parliament...
- received various corrupt changes, and I have, with most of the present Dissenters in England, some Doubts as to his divinity; tho' it is a question I do...
- linguistics and "a figure of enlightenment and inspiration" for political dissenters. Despite his academic success, his political viewpoints and activism have...
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