revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverter(adj)
a radical supporter of political or social revolution
markedly new or introducing radical change
"a revolutionary discovery"; "radical political views"
of or relating to or characteristic or causing an axial or orbital turn
relating to or having the nature of a revolution
"revolutionary wars"; "the Revolutionary era"
advocating or engaged in revolution
"revolutionary pamphlets"; "a revolutionary junta"
A revolutionist; a person who revolts.
Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war; revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators.
pertaining to something that portends of great change; overthrowing a standing mindset
pertaining to something that revolves
Origin: confer révolutionnaire
of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war; revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators
Origin: [Cf. F. rvolutionnaire.]
A revolutionary is a person who either actively participates in, or advocates revolution. Also, when used as an adjective, the term revolutionary refers to something that has a major, sudden impact on society or on some aspect of human endeavor.
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Tending or pertaining to a revolution in government; as, a revolutionary war.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Revolutionary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3856
Rank popularity for the word 'Revolutionary' in Adjectives Frequency: #517
The numerical value of Revolutionary in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Revolutionary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of Revolutionary in a Sentence
We are not trying to be revolutionary here.
It’s revolutionary new way to communicate with others.
The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.
Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic.
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
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Translations for Revolutionary
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- revolucionariCatalan, Valencian
- revoluční, revolucionářCzech
- revolutionär, RevolutionärinGerman
- revolucionario, revolucionariaSpanish
- rèabhlaideachScottish Gaelic
- forradalmi, forradalmárHungarian
- revoliucingas, revoliucionierius, revoliucinė, revoliucionierė, revoliucinga, revoliucinisLithuanian
- revolucionārs, revolucionāre, revolucionāraLatvian
- kaiwhakatuma, kaiwhanaMāori
- baanbrekend, revolutionairDutch
- revolusjonærNorwegian Nynorsk
- rewolucyjny, rewolucjonistka, rewolucjonistaPolish
- революционерка, революционер, революционныйRussian
- revolutionär, banbrytandeSwedish
- nhà cách mạngVietnamese
- jilevolutan, hilevolutan, levolutan, hilevolutanik, levolutik, levolutanik, jilevolutanikVolapük
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