5 dicționare găsite pentru insurgent
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Insurgent \In*sur"gent\, a. [L. insurgens, p. pr. of insurgere to rise up; pref. in- in + surgere to rise. See Surge.] Rising in opposition to civil or political authority, or against an established government; insubordinate; rebellious. "The insurgent provinces." --Motley. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Insurgent \In*sur"gent\, n. [Cf. F. insurgent.] A person who rises in revolt against civil authority or an established government; one who openly and actively resists the execution of laws; a rebel. Syn: See Rebel. [1913 Webster]Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :
insurgent adj : in opposition to a civil authority or government [syn: seditious, subversive] n 1: a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions) [syn: insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel] 2: a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment [syn: guerrilla, guerilla, irregular]Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
36 Moby Thesaurus words for "insurgent": agitator, anarch, anarchist, brawler, breakaway, contumacious, extreme, extremist, extremistic, factious, frondeur, insubordinate, insurrectionary, insurrectionist, insurrecto, malcontent, maverick, mutineer, mutineering, mutinous, nonconformist, rebel, rebellious, revolter, revolutional, revolutionary, revolutionist, rioter, riotous, seditionary, seditious, subversive, traitor, traitorous, treasonable, turbulentDin dicționarul Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :
INSURGENT. One who is concerned in an insurrection. He differs from a rebel in this, that rebel is always understood in a bad sense, or one who unjustly opposes the constituted authorities; insurgent may be one who justly opposes the tyranny of constituted authorities. The colonists who opposed the tyranny of the English government were insurgents, not rebels.
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