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1. insurgent

noun. ['ˌɪnˈsɝːdʒənt'] a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions).

Synonyms

  • mutineer
  • crusader
  • subversive
  • social reformer
  • reformer
  • subverter
  • Young Turk
  • insurrectionist
  • revolutionist
  • meliorist
  • reformist
  • rebel
  • freedom fighter

Antonyms

  • steady
  • symmetrical
  • conventional
  • full-time

Etymology

  • insurgentem (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Insurgent

  • convergent
  • resurgent
  • divergent
  • detergent
  • emergent
  • sergent

Example sentences of the word insurgent


1. Noun, singular or mass
The insurgent forces were eliminated by the Castro government by 1965.

2. insurgent

adjective. ['ˌɪnˈsɝːdʒənt'] in opposition to a civil authority or government.

Synonyms

  • subversive
  • disloyal

Antonyms

  • old
  • conservative
  • conformist

Etymology

  • insurgentem (Latin)

3. insurgent

noun. ['ˌɪnˈsɝːdʒənt'] a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment.

Synonyms

  • irregular
  • guerrilla
  • guerilla force
  • Maquisard
  • warrior
  • guerrilla force
  • Maquis
  • guerilla

Antonyms

  • irregularity
  • systematic
  • regular
  • smooth

Etymology

  • insurgentem (Latin)
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