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1. dissident

adjective. ['ˈdɪsədɪnt'] characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards.

Synonyms

  • heretical
  • unorthodox

Antonyms

  • male
  • adult
  • loser

Etymology

  • dissidens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Dissident

  • ahrendt
  • ament
  • arendt
  • argent
  • bedient
  • behrendt
  • berendt
  • competent
  • encampment
  • figment
  • forint
  • gunflint
  • ifint
  • imprint
  • lucent
  • milicent
  • millicent
  • myoscint
  • penitent
  • pertinent

2. dissident

adjective. ['ˈdɪsədɪnt'] disagreeing, especially with a majority.

Synonyms

  • dissentient
  • negative

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • dissidens (Latin)

3. dissident

noun. ['ˈdɪsədɪnt'] a person who dissents from some established policy.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • objector
  • soul
  • NIMBY
  • recusant
  • protester
  • CO
  • conscientious objector
  • nonconformist
  • contestant
  • person
  • individual
  • dissenter
  • political dissident
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor

Etymology

  • dissidens (Latin)

Sentences with dissident


1. Noun, singular or mass
The famous painting by Italian artist Sandro Botticelli was produced while the painter was under the influence of the dissident friar Savonarola who preached the nearing of the Apocalypse at the end of the 15th century.

2. Adjective
And there is a risk that dissident stockholders can buy up enough shares to wrest control of the company away from its founders.

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