Dis·si·dent a. No agreeing; dissenting; discordant; different.
Our life and manners be dissident from theirs. --Robynson (More's Utopia).
Dis·si·dent, n. Eccl. One who disagrees or dissents; one who separates from the established religion.
The dissident, habituated and taught to think of his dissidenc░ as a laudable and necessary opposition to ecclesiastical usurpation. --I. Taylor.
adj 1: characterized by departure from accepted beliefs or
standards [syn: heretical, heterodox]
2: disagreeing, especially with a majority [syn: dissentient,
n : a person who dissents from some established policy [syn: dissenter,
protester, objector, contestant]