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revolutionist

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of revolutionist

  1. being very far from the center of public opinion <his revolutionist ideas won't get him elected> Synonyms extremist, fanatic (or fanatical), rabid, radical, revolutionary, extreme, ultraRelated Words subversive, violent, wild; reactionaryNear Antonyms conservative, moderate, temperate; conventional, orthodox, traditional; liberal, progressiveAntonyms middle-of-the-road, nonrevolutionary, unrevolutionary




revolutionist

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of revolutionist

  1. 1 a person who favors rapid and sweeping changes especially in laws and methods of government <after a long series of weak leaders, the people were ready for a revolutionist who promised to bring sweeping change to the nation> Synonyms crazy, extremist, revolutionary, radicalRelated Words young Turk; leftist, lefty, red; progressive, reformer, reformist; anarch, anarchist, subversive; agitator, insurgent, insurrectionist, rebel; secessionist, separationist, separatistNear Antonyms conservative, fuddy-duddy, reactionary, rightist, standpatter, Tory, traditionalistAntonyms middle-of-the-roader, moderate

  2. 2 a person who rises up against authority <historically, revolutionists have generally been young men willing to risk everything, even their lives, in the pursuit of their cause> Synonyms insurgent, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, mutineer, red, revolter, revolutionary, rebelRelated Words challenger, defier, insubordinate, oppositionist, recusant, refuser, resistant, resister; anarch, anarchist; discontent, extremist, malcontent, radicalNear Antonyms loyalist, patriot, supporter; counterinsurgent, counterrevolutionary, counterrevolutionist




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