Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun dissident

1 sense of dissident

Sense 1
dissenter, dissident, protester, objector, contestant -- (a person who dissents from some established policy)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Antonyms of adj dissident

2 senses of dissident

Sense 1
dissident, heretical, heterodox -- (characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards)

INDIRECT (VIA unorthodox) -> orthodox -- (adhering to what is commonly accepted; "an orthodox view of the world")

Sense 2
dissentient, dissenting (prenominal), dissident -- (disagreeing, especially with a majority)

INDIRECT (VIA negative) -> affirmative, affirmatory -- (affirming or giving assent; "an affirmative decision"; "affirmative votes")

Similarity of adj dissident

2 senses of dissident

Sense 1
dissident, heretical, heterodox -- (characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards)
       => unorthodox (vs. orthodox) -- (breaking with convention or tradition; "an unorthodox lifestyle")

Sense 2
dissentient, dissenting (prenominal), dissident -- (disagreeing, especially with a majority)
       => negative (vs. affirmative) -- (expressing or consisting of a negation or refusal or denial)

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