Political and social identities

dissident
(adj)
DISS-i-dǝnt
Meaning

dissenting; disagreeing

1st Sample Sentence

Dissident opinion is not tolerated within the ruling party.

Root

dis (apart)#sedere (to sit) (Latin)

Antonyms

partisan

Mnemonics

ASSENT = agree; DISSENT = disagree; DISSIDENT = a person who dissents/disagrees. resident - one who agrees and co-operates, dissident -one who is rebellious.

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