Dissident

Definition of Dissident

Dis´si`dent
a.1.No agreeing; dissenting; discordant; different.
Our life and manners be dissident from theirs.
- Robynson (More's Utopia).
n.1.(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.

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