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synonyms for dissenter

  • protester
  • skeptic
  • heretic
  • nonconformist
  • objector
  • rebel
  • separatist
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One of the most common arguments raised by dissenters is that vaccine mandates infringe upon unvaccinated people’s human rights and civil liberties.
DO MANDATORY VACCINES VIOLATE HUMAN RIGHTS?SARAH TODDAUGUST 5, 2021QUARTZ
The short opinion, with Justice Clarence Thomas as the lone dissenter, was the court’s latest attempt to clarify the free-speech rights of the nation’s 50 million public school students, and a rare win for student speech.
SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADER IN FREE-SPEECH DISPUTE OVER PROFANE SNAPCHAT RANTROBERT BARNESJUNE 23, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Suddenly, Lieber went from perennial dissenter to board president.
BIG CHANGES, TENSIONS ROIL FALLBROOK UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BOARDWILL FRITZMARCH 2, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Roberts, the other dissenter in the Ramos case, was more difficult to read.
SUPREME COURT WEIGHS WHETHER ITS RULING REQUIRING UNANIMOUS JURIES SHOULD BE APPLIED RETROACTIVELYROBERT BARNESDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Kagan, although a dissenter in Ramos, suggested this might be another.
SUPREME COURT WEIGHS WHETHER ITS RULING REQUIRING UNANIMOUS JURIES SHOULD BE APPLIED RETROACTIVELYROBERT BARNESDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Kavanaugh was a dissenter in that case, in which Roberts was joined by the court’s liberals.
SUPREME COURT SIDES WITH REPUBLICANS IN SOUTH CAROLINA DISPUTE OVER MAIL-IN BALLOTSROBERT BARNESOCTOBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I wanted to see a live Dissenter, I believe, and yet I wished it were over.
MY LADY LUDLOWELIZABETH GASKELL
New-Rochelle was then a parish, and its rector, of course, considered the French preacher a dissenter.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 2, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1862VARIOUS
The four lieutenants stepped out of the way, so that the single dissenter might stand alone.
DOWN THE RHINEOLIVER OPTIC
The squire was interested in the land and the church; the merchant thought more of commerce and was apt to be a dissenter.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISSENTER

  • backslider
  • defector
  • deserter
  • dissenter
  • heretic
  • nonconformist
  • rat
  • recreant
  • renegade
  • turncoat
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.