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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·ar′y (-shə-nĕr′ē) adj. & n.
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|Noun||1.||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)
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