When you strongly disagree with something and you speak up about it, you're an objector. If most voters are objectors, the proposition to allow fireworks in your city has no chance of passing.

A person is an objector if they publicly or officially object to something. During wars, conscientious objectors are people who oppose violent conflict, usually because of their religious or ethical beliefs. If an objector is drafted into the military, they state their disagreement and are often assigned some kind of non-military service instead. The Latin root obiectare means "to oppose" or "to throw against."

Definitions of objector
  1. noun
    a person who dissents from some established policy
    synonyms: contestant, dissenter, dissident, protester
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    CO, conscientious objector
    one who refuses to serve in the armed forces on grounds of conscience
    nonconformist, recusant
    someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
    political dissident
    a dissenter from political orthodoxy
    someone who objects to siting something in their own neighborhood but does not object to it being sited elsewhere; an acronym for not in my backyard
    beat, beatnik
    a member of the beat generation; a nonconformist in dress and behavior
    a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life
    enfant terrible
    a person whose unconventional behavior embarrasses others
    a person who holds unorthodox opinions in any field (not merely religion)
    maverick, rebel
    someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
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