revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverteradjective
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
Etymology: confer révolutionnaire
of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war; revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators
Etymology: [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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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
For me it's the combination of tokenization and the smart contract that I think is really revolutionary, if you get into other asset classes that are dependent on legal contracts, then typically they take a long time to settle. That's a massive inefficiency.
The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative the day after the revolution.
If true, it’s revolutionary, for decades, we’ve known of four fundamental forces: gravitation, electromagnetism, and the strong and weak nuclear forces. If confirmed by further experiments, this discovery of a possible fifth force would completely change our understanding of the universe, with consequences for the unification of forces and dark matter.
We are not trying to be revolutionary here.
They conceived it as not just having new systems on board, but alternating the shape of the hull and how it was going to move through the water, that was truly revolutionary.
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Translations for revolutionary
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- revolucionariCatalan, Valencian
- revoluční, revolucionářCzech
- revolutionär, RevolutionärinGerman
- revolucionaria, revolucionarioSpanish
- rèabhlaideachScottish Gaelic
- forradalmi, forradalmárHungarian
- 革命家, 革命的Japanese
- revoliucionierė, revoliucinė, revoliucingas, revoliucionierius, revoliucinga, revoliucinisLithuanian
- revolucionāra, revolucionārs, revolucionāreLatvian
- kaiwhakatuma, kaiwhanaMāori
- revolutionair, baanbrekendDutch
- revolusjonærNorwegian Nynorsk
- rewolucjonistka, rewolucyjny, rewolucjonistaPolish
- революционный, революционер, революционеркаRussian
- revolutionär, banbrytandeSwedish
- nhà cách mạngVietnamese
- jilevolutanik, levolutanik, jilevolutan, hilevolutan, levolutik, hilevolutanik, levolutanVolapük
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