dissident

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin dissidens, -entis, present participle of dissidere (to sit apart, to disagree); dis- + sedere to sit.

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Adjective[edit]

dissident (not comparable)

  1. In a manner that disagrees; dissenting; discordant; different.
    • Robynson (More's Utopia)
      Our life and manners be dissident from theirs.

Noun[edit]

dissident (plural dissidents)

  1. 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.
  2. (ecclesiastical) One who disagrees or dissents; one who separates from the established religion.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin dissidens, -entis, present participle of dissidere (to sit apart, to disagree); dis- + sedere to sit.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: dis‧si‧dent

Noun[edit]

dissident m, f (plural dissidenten, diminutive dissidentje n)

  1. dissident

French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dissident m (feminine dissidente, masculine plural dissidents, feminine plural dissidentes)

  1. dissenting, dissident

Noun[edit]

dissident m, f (plural dissidents)

  1. dissident, someone who has dissenting opinion

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dissident

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of dissideō