revolutionary

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Etymology[edit]

Compare French révolutionnaire.

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revolutionary (comparative more revolutionary, superlative most revolutionary)

  1. Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution
    revolutionary war
    revolutionary measures
    revolutionary agitators
  2. pertaining to something that portends of great change; overthrowing a standing mindset
    a revolutionary new tool
  3. (sciences) pertaining to something that revolves

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Noun[edit]

revolutionary (plural revolutionaries)

  1. A revolutionist; a person who revolts.

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