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Definition 1: a person who dissents from some established policy - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for dissident in the sense of this definition

(dissident is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of dissident ) one who refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience

(... is a kind of dissident ) someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct

(... is a kind of dissident ) a dissenter from political orthodoxy

(... is a kind of dissident ) 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

Definition 2: disagreeing, especially with a majority - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for dissident in the sense of this definition

(dissident is similar to ...) expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial

Definition 3: characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for dissident in the sense of this definition

(dissident is similar to ...) breaking with convention or tradition

"an unorthodox lifestyle"

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