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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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.
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.
It sent the most insurrectionary tune into the world that was ever composed.
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 also allowed the declaration of a"state of siege," during which the president could transfer police powers to the army and create military tribunals to try those accused of external or insurrectionary attacks.
Change agents possessing low discretionary powers (quadrants II and III) are most likely to act as insurrectionary or subversive change agents.
She also devoted her unlimited creative energy in her final years to the construction and magnificent implementation of the University of York's Humanities Research Centre, which she directed with gusto, brilliance, and insurrectionary power to create a spectacular venue for inspired conversation and joyous sociability among students and colleagues from near and far.
Meanwhile, Nkurunziza urged international media in Burundi to "abstain from encouraging insurrectionary movements.
Opponents of the Second Amendment claim that the insurrectionary theory of the masses overthrowing the government is outdated.
Public squares were scenes of bonfires as all insurrectionary materials went up in flames.
With the tenth installment this past summer, it was only natural to expect a celebration of this peripatetic European biennial's persistence, even at the expense of some of its initial insurrectionary spirit.