insurrectionary

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj insurrectionary of or relating to or given to insurrection
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Insurrectionary Pertaining to, or characterized by, insurrection; rebellious; seditious. "Their murderous insurrectionary system."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • insurrectionary Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of insurrection; favoring or engaged in insurrection: as, insurrectionary acts.
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Usage

In literature:

It suppressed all insurrectionary spirit in the south of France; and placed a whole army at their disposal elsewhere.
"The History of Napoleon Buonaparte" by John Gibson Lockhart
From taunts and abuse the insurrectionaries passed easily to violence.
"The Price" by Francis Lynde
The withdrawal of a State from a league has no revolutionary or insurrectionary characteristic.
"The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Vol. 1 (of 2)" by Jefferson Davis
Santa Anna and Alvarez are the only remaining insurrectionary chiefs in Mexico.
"Mexico and its Religion" by Robert A. Wilson
The instructions are specific and are based upon the insurrectionary tactics issued to the Nazi Storm Troopers.
"Secret Armies" by John L. Spivak
He had remarked the fickle and insurrectionary state of the people.
"The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)" by Thomas De Quincey
Wild as this hope seems, it was encouraged by the news of insurrectionary movements.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
Insurrectionary, factional, and irregular hostilities.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
Every insurrectionary movement was promptly put down and punished.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8" by Various
In March the insurrectionary movement spread from Lombardy to Piedmont.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
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In news:

Insurrectionary spirits looked back with some nostalgia to the fiery clarities of the French Revolution and to the Irish rebellion of 1798 with which it was so tragically intertwined.
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