insurgent

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnsurgentem, accusative singular of īnsurgēns, present active participle of īnsurgō (I rise up against, revolt), from in (against) + surgō (I rise), itself from sub (up from below) + regō (I guide, direct, rule, govern, administer), from Proto-Indo-European *reg- (to move in a straight line, to rule, guide, lead straight, put right).

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Adjective[edit]

insurgent (not comparable)

  1. Rebellious, opposing authority.
    • Motley
      The insurgent provinces.

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Noun[edit]

insurgent (plural insurgents)

  1. one of several people who take up arms against the local state authority; a participant in insurgency

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin īnsurgentem.

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Noun[edit]

insurgent m (plural insurgents)

  1. insurgent

Adjective[edit]

insurgent m, f (masculine and feminine plural insurgents)

  1. insurgent

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Verb[edit]

insurgent

  1. third-person plural present indicative of insurger
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of insurger

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

insurgent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of insurgō