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Dissident  adj.  No agreeing; dissenting; discordant; different. "Our life and manners be dissident from theirs."






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Dissident" Quotes from Famous Books



... leaders: Patriotic Salvation Movement (MPS), former dissident group, Idriss DEBY, chairman note: President DEBY, who promised political pluralism, a new constitution, and free elections by April 1994, subsequently twice postponed these initiatives, first until April 1995 and again until ...
— The 1995 CIA World Factbook • United States Central Intelligence Agency

... of the press "groaning beneath their weight,"—which sounds like the twentieth century. And it was all started by the little printer; to him the praise. He received it in full measure; here and there, of course, a dissident voice was heard, one, that of Fielding, to be very vocal later; but mostly they were drowned in the chorus of adulation. Richardson had done a new thing and reaped an immediate reward; and—as seldom happens, with quick recognition—it was to be a permanent reward as well, ...
— Masters of the English Novel - A Study Of Principles And Personalities • Richard Burton

... incurable; but of this or that individual he had no opinion; he was to John Norton a blank sheet of paper, to which he could not affix even a title. His childhood had been one of tumult and sorrow; the different and dissident ideals growing up in his heart and striving for the mastery, had torn and tortured him, and he had long lain as upon a mental rack. Ignorance of the material laws of existence had extended even into his sixteenth year, and when, bit by bit, the veil fell, and he understood, he was filled with ...
— Celibates • George Moore



Words linked to "Dissident" :   dissenting, negative, dissenter, objector, Dissident Irish Republican Army, conscientious objector, contestant, individual, co, someone, recusant, soul, NIMBY



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