plural of dissident
as in dissenters
a person who believes, teaches, or advocates something opposed to accepted beliefs the conference drew political dissidents of every ilk

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“Dissidents.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dissidents. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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