Synonyms for Dissident: adj. •all (adjective) heterodox, heretical. n. Other synonyms: • pacifist, mutineer, marcher, anarchist, revolutionary, unperson, rebel, guerrilla, subversive, ministerial, insurgent, reformist, separatist, lobbyist, terrorist, conscientious objector, separationist, bipartisan.What does political dissident mean?
Dissidents are people who disagree with and criticize their government, especially because it is undemocratic. ...political dissidents. ...a former Soviet dissident. Dissident people disagree with or criticize their government or a powerful organization they belong to.