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Adjective: dissident  di-si-dunt
  1. Characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or standards
    "dissident beliefs";
    - heretical, heterodox
  2. Disagreeing, especially with a majority
    - dissentient, dissenting
Noun: dissident  di-si-dunt
  1. A person who dissents from some established policy
    - dissenter, protester, objector, contestant, protestor

Derived forms: dissidents

See also: negative, unorthodox

Type of: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Dissident