DISSENT By N., Sam M.S. - 40 1. Disagreement with the majority of opinion. 2. Disagreement with governement policies. See civil disobedience- passive resistance. DISSENT: "The members of the party showed dissent to the political leaders." Related Psychology Terms ATTITUDE SCALES AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION LEGAL PSYCHIATRY (Forensic Psychiatry) COMMUNITY PSYCHIATRY SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) Terms of Service CHILD ABUSE (The Battered-Child Syndrome) ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) FALSE CONSENSUS ALLPORT - VERNON - LENDZEY STUDY OF VALUES Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DISSENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dissent/ (accessed June 30, 2022).