Definition of Counter-revolutionist
1. Noun. A revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution.
Generic synonyms: Revolutionary, Revolutionist, Subversive, Subverter
Derivative terms: Counterrevolution
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Counter-revolutionist
Literary usage of Counter-revolutionist
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memoirs of Barras, Member of the Directorate by Paul Barras, George Duruy (1896)
"The gambling-houses are, we make bold to say, the hot-bed of all the counter-revolutionist intrigues. In them is to be found the treasury of all the ..."
2. The Red Heart of Russia by Bessie Beatty (1918)
"We should arrest alll We should kill the counter-revolutionist Chernoff! ... The murmurs of "counter-revolutionist!" grew louder and louder. ..."
3. The Red Heart of Russia by Bessie Beatty (1918)
"We should arrest alll We should kill the counter-revolutionist Chernoff! ... The murmurs of " counter-revolutionist !" grew louder and louder. ..."
4. Soviet Russia by Friends of Soviet Russia, Soviet Union Russian Soviet Government Bureau (New York, N.Y.) (1920)
"... The Accomplices of Paul, Counter- Revolutionist, 560 E Economic Congress at Moscow, Account of 3d Meeting, 270 Policy, Our, Results and Prospects of. ..."