Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Dissentient

Dissentient can mean a person who dissents (or a dissenter) or can be used as an adjective for disagreeing with an official or majority view.

The book buying public don't seem interested in my novel Firestarter, but a few dissentient voices have given it good reviews.

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  1. Hi Patsy - at some stage I want to write or give a talk about the Dissenters and Pamphleteers ... but it's a complicated historical era.

    That's good you've got some good reviews ... even if they're from dissentient voices .. Love that cover though ... Cheers Hilary

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    1. Complicated yes - but I imagine it'd be very interesting too, Hilary.

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  2. That's odd - if I'd come across this word I would have assumed it to be a negative form of 'sentient'.

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    1. That would be entirely logical of you, Liz. English isn't always entirely logical though. Maybe it wouldn't be quite so much fun if it was?

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