HyperDic: dissident

English > 3 senses of the word dissident:
NOUNperson dissident, dissenter, protester, objector, contestanta person who dissents from some established policy
ADJECTIVEalldissident, heretical, heterodoxcharacterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
alldissident, dissentient, dissentingdisagreeing, especially with a majority
dissident > pronunciation
Soundsdih'sahdihnt
Rhymesament ... varmint: 39 rhymes with ihnt...
English > dissident: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards.
Synonymsheretical, heterodox
Broaderunorthodoxbreaking with convention or tradition
Spanishdisidente, herético, heterodoxo
Catalandissident, herètic
Nounsdissidencedisagreement
dissidenta person who dissents from some established policy
English > dissident: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningdisagreeing, especially with a majority.
Synonymsdissentient, dissenting
BroadernegativeExpressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial
Spanishdisconforme, discrepante, objetor
Catalandisconforme, discrepant, objector
Nounsdissidencedisagreement
dissidenta person who dissents from some established policy
English > dissident: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who dissents from some established policy.
Synonymsdissenter, protester, objector, contestant
NarrowerNIMBYsomeone who objects to siting something in their own neighborhood but does not object to it being sited elsewhere
conscientious objector, COOne who refuses / refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience
nonconformist, recusantsomeone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
political dissidentA dissenter from political orthodoxy
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishcontestatario, disidencia, disidente, manifestante, objetante, objetor
Catalancontestatari, dissident, objector
Adjectivesdissidentdisagreeing, especially with a majority
dissidentcharacterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

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