is a group which typically belongs to a larger group but with usually more conservative or liberal views that the mainstream opinion on the matter, typically seen in religious groups with small sects.

MINORITY GROUP: "Differing on opinion with the major group, the minority group concept is normally seen in both politics and religions."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MINORITY GROUP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/minority-group/ (accessed September 20, 2021).