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 for Dissenting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dissent \Dis*sent"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dissented; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Dissenting.] [L. dissentire, dissentum; dis- +
     sentire to feel, think. See Sense.]
     1. To differ in opinion; to be of unlike or contrary
        sentiment; to disagree; -- followed by from.
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              The bill passed . . . without a dissenting voice.
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              Opinions in which multitudes of men dissent from us.
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     2. (Eccl.) To differ from an established church in regard to
        doctrines, rites, or government.
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     3. To differ; to be of a contrary nature. --Hooker.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dissenting \dissenting\ adj.
     disagreeing, especially with a majority.
     Syn: dissentient, dissident.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: disagreeing, especially with a majority [syn:
             dissentient, dissenting(a), dissident]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  72 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissenting":
     against, alienated, antiestablishment, at odds with,
     at variance with, breakaway, complaining, con, contrary,
     counter-culture, deviant, differing, disagreeing, disappointed,
     disapprobatory, disapproving, discontented, disenchanted,
     disgruntled, disillusioned, displeased, disputatious, disputing,
     dissatisfied, dissentient, dissident, fractious, in opposition,
     indignant, low, nonconformable, nonconforming, noncooperative,
     nonobservant, objecting, obstructive, on the barricades, opposed,
     opposing, poor, proof against, protesting, rebellious,
     recalcitrant, recusant, refractory, reluctant, renitent, repellent,
     resistant, resisting, resistive, retardant, retardative, sectarian,
     sectary, turned-off, unadaptable, unadjustable, unappreciative,
     unapproving, uncompliant, uncomplimentary, unconforming,
     uncooperative, underground, unfavorable, unhappy, unsubmissive,
     unyielding, up in arms, withstanding

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