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Synonyms for dissident
ˈdɪs ɪ dəntdis·si·dent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dissenter, dissident, protester, objector, contestantadjective

    a person who dissents from some established policy

    contestant, dissenter, demonstrator, objector, protester

    orthodox, affirmative, affirmatory

  2. dissident, heretical, heterodoxadjective

    characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards

    dissentient, heretical, dissenting(a), heterodox

    affirmative, orthodox, affirmatory

  3. dissentient, dissenting(a), dissidentadjective

    disagreeing, especially with a majority

    affirmative, orthodox, affirmatory

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dissidentnoun

    dissenter, nonconformist


  1. List of known nicknames for "Dissident":

    Stanislav Sevostyanikhin

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  1. Deputy Interior Secretary Alejandro Encinas:

    We are beginning a joint recuperation of spaces where torture and killings of dissident men and women were carried out in those years.

  2. Kingman Brewster, Jr.:

    It is satisfying for the descendant of a dissident refugee from Elizabeth I to present his credentials to Elizabeth II.

  3. Reverend Grigory Mikhnov-Vaytenko:

    I was born and grew up in a dissident family.

  4. Brad Adams:

    This is a marked escalation of the junta witch-hunt against dissidents, now they are targeting a dissident's mother as they try to gag his outspoken criticism. This is a new low even for a junta which has made abuses of human rights a daily occurrence.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    The regime has launched these baseless allegations against her in an attempt to distract the international community from its abysmal treatment of the Cuban people, especially the ongoing arbitrary detention of dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer.

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