insurrectionary


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in·sur·rec·tion

 (ĭn′sə-rĕk′shən)
n.
The act or an instance of open revolt against civil authority or a constituted government.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin īnsurrēctiō, īnsurrēctiōn-, from Latin īnsurrēctus, past participle of īnsurgere, to rise up; see insurgent.]

in′sur·rec′tion·al adj.
in′sur·rec′tion·ar′y (-shə-nĕr′ē) adj. & n.
in′sur·rec′tion·ism n.
in′sur·rec′tion·ist n.
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Adj.1.insurrectionary - of or relating to or given to insurrection

insurrectionary

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insurrectionary

[ˌɪnsəˈrekʃnərɪ] ADJrebelde, insurreccional

insurrectionary

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References in classic literature ?
The only great pleasure such a restriction suggested was the pleasure of breaking it, and Tom began to meditate an insurrectionary visit to the pond, about a field's length beyond the garden.
It follows from these views that no State upon its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union; that Resolves and Ordinances to that effect are legally void; and that acts of violence, within any State or States, against the authority of the United States, are insurrectionary or revolutionary, according to circumstances.
It sent the most insurrectionary tune into the world that was ever composed.
Far more pacific was the British Empire, perilously scattered over the globe, and distracted now by insurrectionary movements in Ireland and among all its Subject Races.
The Manchester band most likely to engage your insurrectionary spirit.
We know all this because Special Branch spies not only monitored the event but sent full details, including that insurrectionary menu, across Whitehall and even to members of the cabinet.
The first were "immediately liquidated by means of imprisonment in concentration camps, not hesitating to use the death penalty with regard to the organizers of terrorist acts, counterrevolutionary actions, and insurrectionary organizations," according to the Soviet policy.
The reference is to Pontius Pilate sending Jesus to the gallows in preference to the insurrectionary Jesus Barabbas.
Or, more accurately, can't-can't: the griping we do upon the Wednesday appearance of the new Le Canard Enchaine, the satirical weekly whose insurrectionary humor, once fodder for the loose cannons of the left and right, is becoming the everyday language of politics.
Thus, the blockade not the strike is the most effective corollary to insurrectionary action.
Students of the Rising will know that Abbey actor Sean Connolly, who had appeared in Lennox Robinson's most insurrectionary play The Dreamer just before the Rising, was the first rebel to die in action.
Its center was in the wealthier and democratic countries, but in those places, the revolutionaries indulged in an old and amusing tradition of insurrectionary behavior, originally identified by Karl Marx, which was to cloak themselves theatrically in the costumes of other times and places.