oppositionist

[ op-uh-zish-uh-nist ]
/ ˌɒp əˈzɪʃ ə nɪst /

noun

a person who offers opposition; a member of an opposition.

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Origin of oppositionist

First recorded in 1765–75; opposition + -ist
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Example sentences from the Web for oppositionist

  • If you were a respectable man and a Pietist and not a confounded seek-sorrow of an Oppositionist you would not think so.