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dissident Explained

dissident at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


dissident at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: dissidere 'to sit apart, disagree', from sedere 'to sit']// someone who publicly criticizes the government in a country where this is punished// --a prominent political dissident// -- dissident adj [only before noun] // --dissident writers// -- dissidence n [U] //

dissident at German => English Of Explained:


dissident at French => English Of Explained:

differently minded, dissident

dissident at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

118 Moby Thesaurus words for "dissident":
alienated, antagonistic, antiestablishment, antipathetic, apostate,
at cross-purposes, at loggerheads, at odds, at odds with,
at variance, at variance with, at war, bitter-ender, brawler,
breakaway, clashing, colliding, conflicting, contentious,
contradicting, contradictory, contrary, counter-culture,
counteractant, counteracting, counteractive, countervailing,
counterworking, cranky, cross, crotchety, defendant, demurrer,
deviant, diehard, differing, disaccordant, disagreeable,
disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, disharmonious,
disproportionate, disputant, dissenter, dissentient, dissenting,
dissonant, divergent, grating, heretic, heterodox, hostile,
immiscible, in opposition, inaccordant, incompatible, inharmonious,
inimical, intransigent, irreconcilable, jangling, jarring,
last-ditcher, litigant, misbeliever, naysayer, negative,
negativist, nonconformable, nonconforming, nonconformist,
noncooperator, nonobservant, objector, obstructionist, obstructive,
opinionist, opposer, opposing, opposition voice, oppositional,
oppositionist, oppugnant, out of accord, out of whack, perverse,
plaintiff, protestant, protester, protestor, quarreler,
reactionary, rebel, recalcitrant, recusant, refractory, renitent,
repugnant, resistant, resister, revolutionary, schismatic,
scrapper, sectarian, sectary, separatist, unadaptable,
unadjustable, uncompliant, unconforming, uncongenial, underground,
unharmonious, unorthodox, unsubmissive, variant, wrangler

dissident at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Dissent): dissenting, dissident, unconsenting, refusing, unconvinced, unwilling, sectarian, schismatic, intolerant.

[N] (Discontent): malcontent, grumbler, dissident, dissenter, complainer.

[ADJ] (Heresy): heterodox, heretical, unorthodox, apocryphal, unchristian, schismatic, iconoclastic, sectarian, dissenting, dissident.

dissident at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

a person who strongly disagrees with and criticizes their government, especially in a country where this kind of action is dangerous:
left-wing dissidents
dissidence noun [U]
dissident adjective

dissident at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

a person who strongly disagrees with and criticizes their government, especially in a country where this kind of action is dangerous:
left-wing dissidents
dissidence noun [U]
dissident adjective

Dissident at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Dissident \Dis"si*dent\, a. [L. dissidens, -entis, p. pr. of
dissidere to sit apart, to disagree; dis- + sedere to sit:
cf. F. dissident. See {Sit}.]
No agreeing; dissenting; discordant; different.

Our life and manners be dissident from theirs.

Dissident \Dis"si*dent\, n. (Eccl.)
One who disagrees or dissents; one who separates from the
established religion.

The dissident, habituated and taught to think of his
dissidenc? as a laudable and necessary opposition to
ecclesiastical usurpation. --I. Taylor.

dissident at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or
standards [syn: {heretical}, {heterodox}]
2: disagreeing, especially with a majority [syn: {dissentient},

n : a person who dissents from some established policy [syn: {dissenter},
{protester}, {objector}, {contestant}]

dissident at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Dissident



Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » dissidens|lang=la, -entis, present participle of Inter: term » dissidere||to sit apart, to disagree|lang=la; dis- + sedere to sit.


* Inter: IPA » /ˈdɪsɪdənt/


Inter: en-adj » -
  • In a manner that disagrees; dissenting; discordant; different.


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • A person who formally opposes the current political structure, opposes the political group in power, opposes the policies of the political group in power, or opposes current laws.
    1. Inter: ecclesiastica » l One who disagrees or dissents; one who separates from the established religion.

      Related terms

      * dissenter


      Inter: trans-top » person who opposes the current political structure, group or laws

  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|منشق|m|tr=múnshaq|sc=Arab
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|այլախոհ|tr=aylaxoh
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|дисидент|m|tr=disident|sc=Cyrl
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|持不同政見者|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|持不同政见者|tr=chíbùtóngzhèngjiànzhě|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|異議分子|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|异议分子|tr=yìyì fēnzǐ|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|異見人士|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|异见人士|tr=yìjiàn rénshì|sc=Hani
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|toisinajattelija
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dissident|m, Inter: t+ » fr|dissidente|f
  • Georgian: Inter: t- » ka|დისიდენტი|tr=disident̪'i
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Dissident|m, Inter: t- » de|Dissidentin|f
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|דיסידנט|m|alt=דִיסִידֶנְט|tr=disidént
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|dissidente|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|反体制|tr=はんたいせい, hantaisei|sc=Jpan, Inter: t- » ja|反体制派|tr=はんたいせいは, hantaiseiha|sc=Jpan
    • Kazakh: Inter: t » kk|дисидент|tr=dísident
    • Norwegian:
    • : Bokmål: Inter: t- » nb|dissident|m
    • : Nynorsk: Inter: t- » nn|dissident|m
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|dissidente|m|f
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|диссидент|m|tr=dissidént, Inter: t+ » ru|диссидентка|f|tr=dissidéntka|sc=Cyrl
    • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|disident
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|disidente|m
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|dissident|c
    • Ukrainian: Inter: t- » uk|дисидент|m|tr=dysydént, Inter: t- » uk|дисидентка|f|tr=dysydéntka

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » {{ecclesiastical One who disagrees}}
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разколник|tr=razkolnik|sc=Cyrl

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Serbo-Croatian: Inter: t- » sh|raskolnik

  • Inter: trans-botto » m



    Inter: nl-noun » m|g2=f
  • dissident

  • French


    Inter: fr-ad » j
  • dissenting, dissident


    Inter: fr-noun » mf

  • dissident, someone who has dissenting opinion

  • Latin


    Inter: la-verb-form » dissident
  • Inter: conjugation of » dissideo|dissideō|3|p|pres|act|ind|lang=la

  • Translation: cs » dissident
    Translation: da » dissident
    Translation: et » dissident
    Translation: el » dissident
    Translation: fr » dissident
    Translation: ko » dissident
    Translation: io » dissident
    Translation: kn » dissident
    Translation: mg » dissident
    Translation: my » dissident
    Translation: pl » dissident
    Translation: ru » dissident
    Translation: fi » dissident
    Translation: sv » dissident
    Translation: ta » dissident
    Translation: vi » dissident
    Translation: zh » dissident

    Dissident at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » dissident



    Inter: de-noun » m|Dissidenten|Dissidenten
  • dissident

  • Translation: de » Dissident
    Translation: et » Dissident
    Translation: fr » Dissident
    Translation: ko » Dissident
    Translation: io » Dissident
    Translation: pl » Dissident
    Translation: ru » Dissident
    Translation: zh » Dissident