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insurrectionary

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of insurrectionary

  1. taking part in a rebellion a small insurrectionary force that was soundly defeated by the loyalists Synonyms insurgent, rebellious, mutinous, revolutionaryRelated Words seditious, traitorous, treacherous, treasonous; agitating, demagogic, rabble-rousing; defiant, disobedient, insubordinate, intractable, recalcitrant, refractory, restive, ungovernable, unrulyNear Antonyms constant, devoted, loyal, staunch (also stanch), steadfast, true, true-blue; compliant, obedient, submissive, tractable


insurrectionary

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of insurrectionary

  1. a person who rises up against authority only a small band of insurrectionaries who were willing to stand up to the dictator Synonyms insurgent, rebel, insurrectionist, mutineer, red, revolter, revolutionary, revolutionistRelated 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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