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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”).
insurgent (not comparable)
- Rebellious, opposing authority.
- 1856, John Lothrop Motley, The Rise of the Dutch Republic:
- The insurgent provinces.
- Of water: surging or rushing in.
- 1791, Erasmus Darwin, The Economy of Vegetation, J. Johnson, page 33:
- Vesuvio groans through all his echoing caves, / And Etna thunders o'er the insurgent waves.
insurgent (plural insurgents)
- One of several people who take up arms against the local state authority; a participant in insurgency.
From Latin īnsurgentem.
- Rhymes: -ent
insurgent m (plural insurgents)
insurgent (masculine and feminine plural insurgents)
- “insurgent” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
- “insurgent”, in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana, 2023
- “insurgent” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
- “insurgent” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.
Borrowed from Latin insurgens or German Insurgent.
insurgent m (plural insurgenți)
Declension of insurgent
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