dissent |diˈsent|verb [ intrans. ]hold or express opinions that are at variance with those previously,commonlyor officially expressed two members dissented from themajority [as adj. ( dissenting) there were only a couple of dissenting voices.• separate from an established or orthodox church because of doctrinal disagreement.nounthe expression or holding of opinions at variance with those previously, commonly, or officially held there was no dissent from this view.• (also Dissent) refusal to accept the doctrines of an established or orthodox church; nonconformity.ORIGIN late Middle English : from Latin dissentire ‘differ in sentiment.’

commentary |ˈkämənˌterē|noun ( pl. -taries)the expression of opinions or explanations about an event or situation :an editorial commentary narrative overlaid with commentary.• opinion, either written or spoken.• a descriptive spoken account (esp. on radio or television) of an event or a performance as it happens.• a set of explanatory or critical notes on a text a commentary on the Old Testament.ORIGIN late Middle English from Latin commentarius,commentarium (adjective, used as a noun), from commentari, frequentative of comminisci devise.’

dysentery |ˈdisənˌterē|nouninfection of the intestines resulting in severe diarrhea with the presence of blood and mucus in the feces. • bacterial dysentery is caused by bacteria of the genus Shigella and can also spread by contact (seeamebic dysentery , shigella ).DERIVATIVESdysenteric |ˌdisənˈterik| adjectiveORIGIN late Middle English : from Old French dissenterie, or viaLatin from Greek dusenteria, from dusenteros ‘afflicted in the bowels,’ from dus- ‘bad’ entera ‘bowels.’