Origin of dissidentClassical Latin dissidens: see dissidence
- The definition of dissident is not in agreement.
An example of something dissident is a point of view that varies from the mainstream opinion.
- Dissident is defined as someone who disagrees.
An example of a dissident is a person who completely disagrees with the rest of her family on multiple issues.
Origin of dissidentLatin dissidēns dissident- present participle of dissidēre to disagree dis- apart ; see dis- . sedēre to sit ; see sed- in Indo-European roots.
- A person who formally opposes the current political structure, opposes the political group in power, opposes the policies of the political group in power, or opposes current laws.
- (ecclesiastical) One who disagrees or dissents; one who separates from the established religion.
Latin dissidens, -entis, present participle of dissidere (“to sit apart, to disagree”); dis- + sedere to sit.
- Among the dissident members were B.
- The dissident " Catholic " churches are forced to qualify their titles: they are " Old Catholics " (Alt-Katholiken) or " German Catholics " (Deutsch-Katholiken).
- The sejm of 1766 not only rejected the dissident bill, but repealed all the Czartoryscian reforms and insisted on the retention of the liberum veto as the foundation of the national liberties.
- Who, though with no premeditated intention, was the first to break this circle of autonomous or dissident Churches which was restricting the influences of the Gregory apostolic see.
- At the synod of the dissident cardinals, assembled at Pisa, views of this type were in the ascendant; and, although protests were not lacking, the necessities of the time served as a pretext for ignoring all objections.