insurrectionist


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insurrectionist - a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)insurrectionist - a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
mutineer - someone who is openly rebellious and refuses to obey authorities (especially seamen or soldiers)
crusader, meliorist, reformer, reformist, social reformer - a disputant who advocates reform
revolutionary, revolutionist, subversive, subverter - a radical supporter of political or social revolution
Young Turk - a member of one or more of the insurgent groups in Turkey in the late 19th century who rebelled against the absolutism of Ottoman rule

insurrectionist

noun
Translations

insurrectionist

[ˌɪnsəˈrekʃənɪst] Ninsurgente mf, insurrecto/a m/f

insurrectionist

nAufständische(r) mf
References in classic literature ?
So they have picked up the word and the insurrectionists are called `Frondeurs,' and yesterday every article sold was `a la Fronde;' bread `a la Fronde,' hats `a la Fronde,' to say nothing of gloves, pocket-handkerchiefs, and fans; but listen "
This is the hero, not as boy scout or vigilante, but as potential insurrectionist.
Citizens of Uganda, DR Congo, Rwanda, Kenya, Tanzania and Sudan are among those arrested for their suspected ADF affiliations, and who now face charges of murder, terrorism and Belonging to an insurrectionist movement.
But in practice the insurrectionist anarchist approach, which cannot really immerse itself in movements like unions, in struggles for lower rents, in demands for better laws, ends up with one main tactic of 'corrosion', a tactic that thus becomes a strategy.
Plus, the fact that he represents a repudiation of Mandelson-era Labour has infused his campaign with an insurrectionist glee.
To his many other unflattering titles, it was added that Assir was a violent insurrectionist, as well.
Yet for all of these writers' insurrectionist impulses, the anti-realist plays they're turning out may in fact hold within them a key to understanding why realism is such a durable, persistent stage genre after all.
French anarchists had already settled in London in the 1880s, but numbers grew rapidly as the international rise of anarchist-inspired terrorism--that is, of insurrectionist anarchism--provoked intense repression in the 1890s in France, Italy, and other places.
The article by columnist Michael Reid, which drew a positive reaction in Mexico, suggests that the key cabinet position should be held by someone who has the political skill to tackle the governability crisis and more experience dealing with insurrectionist violence.
Terrorists or other insurrectionist groups do not get their money from banking channels that the FCRA imposes.
If the Brotherhood and its insurrectionist ilk want to discomfort Sisi, wise up.
coward' (The Insurrectionist, p 1 (translation modified) [p25]).