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1. dissenting

adjective. ['dɪˈsɛntɪŋ, dɪˈsɛnɪŋ'] disagreeing, especially with a majority.

Synonyms

  • dissident
  • negative

Antonyms

  • orthodox
  • conformist
  • neutral

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Rhymes with Dissenting Opinion

  • virginian
  • dominion
  • pinyan
  • minion
  • kinyon
  • kinion
  • binion

Sentences with dissenting-opinion


1. Noun Phrase
Justice Marshall Harlan wrote the dissenting opinion, along with Justice Potter Stewart and Justice Byron White.

2. Noun Phrase
Those who disagree with the outcome can write a dissenting opinion.

3. Noun Phrase
Since the dissenting opinion represents the minority position, the reasoning is not binding precedent.

4. Noun Phrase
Letting readers watch the lottery and the dissenting opinions about it unfold creates ambiguity and suspense about its significance.

2. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty.

Synonyms

  • eyes
  • preconception
  • sentiment
  • politics
  • preconceived idea
  • persuasion
  • idea
  • preconceived notion
  • belief
  • mind
  • view
  • preconceived opinion
  • prepossession
  • pole
  • political sympathies
  • judgment
  • thought
  • judgement

Antonyms

  • disobey
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof.

Synonyms

  • message
  • supposition
  • content
  • guess
  • surmisal
  • substance
  • conjecture
  • hypothesis
  • speculation
  • side
  • position
  • view
  • surmise
  • subject matter

Antonyms

  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness
  • approval
  • divergent thinking

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people.

Synonyms

  • popular opinion
  • vox populi
  • public opinion

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • disesteem
  • cathode
  • pull

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision.

Synonyms

  • judgment
  • official document
  • concurring opinion
  • instrument
  • fatwah
  • majority opinion
  • dictum
  • legal instrument
  • dissenting opinion
  • obiter dictum
  • legal opinion
  • judgement

Antonyms

  • oxidise
  • reversal
  • judgment in rem
  • affirmation

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself).

Synonyms

  • fatwa
  • judicial decision
  • ruling
  • judgement

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • dissuasion
  • conception
  • misconception

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] a vague idea in which some confidence is placed.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • presence
  • thought
  • idea
  • belief
  • impression
  • suspicion
  • notion
  • effect
  • intuition
  • hunch

Antonyms

  • forget
  • nonintellectual
  • stupidity
  • intellectual

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))
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