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dis·si·dent

 (dĭs′ĭ-dənt)
adj.
Disagreeing, as in opinion or belief.
n.
One who disagrees; a dissenter.

[Latin dissidēns, dissident-, present participle of dissidēre, to disagree : dis-, apart; see dis- + sedēre, to sit; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

dissident

(ˈdɪsɪdənt)
adj
disagreeing; dissenting
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who disagrees, esp one who disagrees with the government
[C16: from Latin dissidēre to be remote from, from dis-1 + sedēre to sit]
ˈdissidence n
ˈdissidently adv

dis•si•dent

(ˈdɪs ɪ dənt)

n.
1. a person who dissents.
adj.
2. disagreeing or dissenting, as in opinion or attitude.
[1525–35; < Latin dissident-, s. of dissidēns, present participle of dissidēre to sit apart, disagree =dis- dis-1 + -sidēre, comb. form of sedēre to sit]
dis′si•dent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dissident - a person who dissents from some established policydissident - a person who dissents from some established policy
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
conscientious objector, CO - one who refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience
recusant, nonconformist - someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
political dissident - a dissenter from political orthodoxy
NIMBY - someone who objects to siting something in their own neighborhood but does not object to it being sited elsewhere; an acronym for not in my backyard
Adj.1.dissident - characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
unorthodox - breaking with convention or tradition; "an unorthodox lifestyle"
2.dissident - disagreeing, especially with a majority
negative - expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial

dissident

noun
1. protester, rebel, dissenter, demonstrator, agitator, recusant, protest marcher political dissidents
adjective

dissident

noun
A person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church:
Translations
مُنْشَق، مُخالِف
disident
dissidentensystemkritiker
másként gondolkodó
andófsmaîur
disidentaskitamintisnuomonių skirtumas
disidents
disidentdisidentský
ayrılıkçımuhalif

dissident

[ˈdɪsɪdənt]
A. ADJdisidente
B. Ndisidente mf

dissident

[ˈdɪsɪdənt]
ndissident(e) m/f
adj [group, movement, leader] → dissident(e); [voice] → dissident(e)

dissident

nDissident(in) m(f), → Regimekritiker(in) m(f)

dissident

[ˈdɪsɪdnt] (Pol)
1. ndissidente m/f
2. adj (speech, voice) → di dissenso; (group) → dissidente

dissident

(ˈdisidənt) noun, adjective
(a person) disagreeing, especially with a ruling group or form of government. a demonstration by a large number of dissidents.
ˈdissidence noun
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Soon the songster will be taking show on the road, traveling around Europe with the German band Dissidenten.
On the history of the freigeistig movement between 1890 and 1914, see Horst Groschopp, Dissidenten.
Der Einsatz der Tschechischen Evangelischen Kirche der Bohmischen Bruder fur Kubas Dissidenten," pp.