Example sentences for: dissenters

How can you use “dissenters” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Its transition from Romanesque to Gothic has been called a perfect representation of medieval architecture, an opinion that has ancient and modern dissenters.

  • Pat Buchanan ( The McLaughlin Group ) and George Will ( This Week ) were lonely dissenters, taking the view that warm relations with a hideous human-rights violator are not especially praiseworthy.

  • Critics lavish director Wes Anderson and co-writer Owen Wilson (who performed similar duties on Bottle Rocket ) with praise for their film about a bright but underachieving high-school misfit (Jason Schwartzman) who ends up competing with Bill Murray for the affection of a young teacher: "an exuberantly original comedy" (Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly ). Murray has won several critics' awards for his performance, but now that the film is in general release (it had a brief run in December to qualify for the Academy Awards), a few dissenters have surfaced, including the Wall Street Journal 's Joe Morgenstern and Slate 's David Edelstein, who says the writers "spend a lot of time patting themselves on the back for being aggressively unconventional."

  • Dissenters find the novel's transgressive bent a touch stale, but the pack praises it.

  • Dissenters congratulate Quindlen for having moved beyond veiled autobiography.


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