DISSENT By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 GEGENHALTEN SOCIAL RESISTANCE BANDWAGON EFFECT ANAL-AGGRESSIVE PERSONALITY REPRESSION-RESISTANCE REASONABLE RESISTANCE STANDARD BASAL SKIN RESISTANCE LIKERT SCALE REBOUND PHENOMENON BASAL SKIN RESISTANCE Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DISSENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dissent/ (accessed January 14, 2020).