noun Date: 1710 revolutionaryrevolutionist adjective

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  • Revolutionist — Rev o*lu tion*ist, n. One engaged in effecting a change of government; a favorer of revolution. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revolutionist — index insurgent, malcontent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • revolutionist — 1710; see REVOLUTION (Cf. revolution) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • revolutionist — [rev΄ə lo͞o′shə nist] n. REVOLUTIONARY …   English World dictionary

  • revolutionist — /rev euh looh sheuh nist/, n 1. a person who advocates or takes part in a revolution. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a revolution; revolutionary: revolutionist ideals. [1700 10; REVOLUTION + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • revolutionist — revolution ► NOUN 1) a forcible overthrow of a government or social order, in favour of a new system. 2) a dramatic and far reaching change. 3) motion in orbit or in a circular course or round an axis or centre. 4) the single completion of an… …   English terms dictionary

  • revolutionist — noun a radical supporter of political or social revolution • Syn: ↑revolutionary, ↑subversive, ↑subverter • Derivationally related forms: ↑subvert (for: ↑subverter), ↑subversive …   Useful english dictionary

  • revolutionist — noun A person who revolts. Syn: revolutionary, subversive …   Wiktionary

  • revolutionist — Synonyms and related words: Bolshevik, Bolshevist, Bolshie, Carbonarist, Carbonaro, Castroist, Castroite, Charley, Communist, Cong, Fenian, Guevarist, Jacobin, Jacobinic, Leninist, Maoist, Marxist, Mau Mau, Puritan, Red, Red Republican, Roundhead …   Moby Thesaurus

  • revolutionist — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. One who holds extreme views or advocates extreme measures: extremist, fanatic, radical, revolutionary, ultra, zealot. See EDGE, CONCERN, POLITICS. 2. A person who rebels: insurgent, insurrectionary, insurrectionist …   English dictionary for students

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