insurrectionary 1796 (adj.), 1893 (n.), from INSURRECTION (Cf. insurrection) + -ARY (Cf. -ary).

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  • insurrectionary — in·sur·rec·tion·ary 1 /ˌin sə rek shə ˌner ē/ adj: of, relating to, or constituting insurrection; also: given to or tending to induce insurrection insurrectionary 2 n: a participant in insurrection: insurgent in·tan·gi·ble 1 /in tan jə bəl/ …   Law dictionary

  • Insurrectionary — In sur*rec tion*a*ry, a. Pertaining to, or characterized by, insurrection; rebellious; seditious. [1913 Webster] Their murderous insurrectionary system. Burke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insurrectionary — insurrection ► NOUN ▪ a violent uprising against authority. DERIVATIVES insurrectionary adjective insurrectionist noun & adjective. ORIGIN Latin, from insurgere rise up …   English terms dictionary

  • Insurrectionary anarchism — is a revolutionary theory, practice and tendency within the anarchist movement which opposes formal anarchist organizations such as labor unions and federations that are based on a political programme and periodic congresses. Instead,… …   Wikipedia

  • insurrectionary — adjective or noun see insurrection …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • insurrectionary — /in seuh rek sheuh ner ee/, adj., n., pl. insurrectionaries. adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of insurrection. 2. given to or causing insurrection. n. 3. a person who takes part in an insurrection; rebel; insurgent. [1790 1800;… …   Universalium

  • insurrectionary — adjective Pertaining to, or characterized by, insurrection. Syn: rebellious, seditious …   Wiktionary

  • insurrectionary — Synonyms and related words: breakaway, cataclysmic, catastrophic, extreme, extremistic, factious, insurgent, mutineering, mutinous, radical, rebel, rebellious, revolutional, revolutionary, revulsionary, revulsive, riotous, seditionary, seditious …   Moby Thesaurus

  • insurrectionary — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. mutinous, insurgent, riotous; see rebellious 1 , 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person who rebels: insurgent, insurrectionist, mutineer, rebel, revolutionary, revolutionist. See RESIST …   English dictionary for students

  • insurrectionary — adj. rebellious, mutinous …   English contemporary dictionary

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