revolutionist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From revolution +‎ -ist.

Noun[edit]

revolutionist (plural revolutionists)

  1. A person who revolts.
    • 2018, Imbert De Saint-Amand, Marie Antoinette and the Downfall of Royalty (page 167)
      The work of the incendiaries of 1792 was only to be finished by the petroleurs of 1871. Night was come. A great number of the Parisian population were groaning, but the revolutionists triumphed with joy.

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