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dissentaneous

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin dissentaneus. See dissent.

AdjectiveEdit

dissentaneous (comparative more dissentaneous, superlative most dissentaneous)

  1. disagreeing; contrary; differing
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Barrow to this entry?)
    • 1643, Sir Thomas Browne, Religio Medici, "To The Reader":
      He that shall peruse that worke, and shall take notice of sundry particularities and personall expressions therein, will easily discerne the intention was not publik […] and therefore if there bee any singularitie therein correspondent unto the private conceptions of any man, it doth not advantage them; or if dissentaneous thereunto, it no way overthrowes them.

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