objector, heretic, dissenter, contestant, coalition, maverick, campaigner, dissentient, belt bomber, freedom fighter, sectary, independent, religion, negative, anarchist, protester, schismatic, heterodox, separationist, nationalist, front, the faithful, rebel, nonconformist, agitator, liberal, bipartisan, out-there, separatist, activist, demonstrator, ministerial, conscientious objector, apolitical, counterrevolutionary, sectarian, nonorthodox
conflicting (part of speech: adjective)
conflicting, feuding, rowing, loath, tense, colliding, cacophonous, dissenting, rioting, antagonistic, squabbling, differing, dissonant, contentious, bickering, harsh, clamoring, raucous, disharmonious, clashing, discordant, warring, brawling, antipathetic, hostile
discontent (part of speech: adjective)
cheerless, disgruntled, discontent, irreconcilable, cross, anxious, exasperated, wretched, irritated, frustrated, malcontent, ungratified, discomposed, fed up, despondent, displeased, teed off, gloomy, sour, disapproving, non-satisfied, anguished, joyless, restless, uncomfortable, unhappy, uneasy, bored, miserable, ticked off, disquieted, dissatisfied
unorthodox (part of speech: adjective)
contentious (part of speech: adjective)
- My personal concern in all this enthusiasm- the enthusiasm of the fashionable market- place- is that I once more find myself a dissident, and a dissident in a very small minority. - "Modern Painting", George Moore.
- A coalition between the Tories and certain dissident Liberals had turned out Lord Parham's government in the course of a stormy autumn session, some eight months before. - "The Marriage of William Ashe", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- Far be it from me to argue this point with any dissident. - "Prisoner for Blasphemy", G. W. [George William] Foote.