HyperDic: insurrectionist

English > 1 sense of the word insurrectionist:
NOUNperson insurrectionist, insurgent, freedom fighter, rebela person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
English > insurrectionist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions).
Synonymsinsurgent, freedom fighter, rebel
InstancesTurner, Nat TurnerUnited States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia
Vesey, Denmark VeseyUnited States freed slave and insurrectionist in South Carolina who was involved in planning an uprising of slaves and was hanged (1767-1822)
Wallace, Sir William WallaceScottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I
NarrowerYoung TurkA member of one or more of the insurgent groups in Turkey in the late 19th century who rebelled against the absolutism / absolutism of Ottoman rule
mutineersomeone who is openly rebellious and refuses to obey authorities (especially seamen or soldiers)
Broaderreformer, reformist, crusader, social reformer, melioristA disputant who advocates reform
revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverterA radical supporter of political or social revolution
Spanishamotinado, insurgente, insurrecto, rebelde, sublevado
Catalaninsurgent, insurrecte, rebel
Nounsinsurrectionorganized opposition to authority

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