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oppositionist

[op-uh-zish-uh-nist]
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noun
  1. 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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Related Words

adversaryantagonistaspirantassailantbanditcandidatechallengercompetitorconcontestantenemyentrantfoematchopposeroppositionplayerresisterrivalanti

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Historical Examples

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

    The White Terror and The Red

    Abraham Cahan