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dissentient

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

deviating from commonly accepted beliefs or practices
  • the communist party did not look favorably on dissentient opinions

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dissentient

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of dissentient (Entry 2 of 2)

a person who believes, teaches, or advocates something opposed to accepted beliefs
  • traditionalists who feared that their church was falling into the hands of dissentients and malcontents

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“Dissentient.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissentient. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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