resister

Definitions of resister
  1. noun
    someone who offers opposition
    synonyms: adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer
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    Antonyms:
    agonist
    someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon)
    examples:
    Antichrist
    (Christianity) the adversary of Christ (or Christianity) mentioned in the New Testament; the Antichrist will rule the world until overthrown by the Second Coming of Christ
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    dueler, duelist, dueller, duellist
    a person who fights duels
    enemy, foe, foeman, opposition
    an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
    Luddite
    any opponent of technological progress
    withstander
    an opponent who resists with force or resolution
    besieger
    an enemy who lays siege to your position
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
  2. noun
    someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
    synonyms: obstructer, obstructionist, obstructor, thwarter
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    types:
    naysayer
    someone with an aggressively negative attitude
    stonewaller
    one who stonewalls or refuses to answer or cooperate; someone who delays by lengthy speeches etc.
    technophobe
    a person who dislikes or avoids new technology
    type of:
    controversialist, disputant, eristic
    a person who disputes; who is good at or enjoys controversy
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