counter revolutionist

counterrevolutionary

[koun-ter-rev-uh-loo-shuh-ner-ee]
adjective
1.
characteristic of or resulting from a counterrevolution.
2.
opposing a revolution or revolutionary government.
noun, plural counterrevolutionaries.
3.
Also, counterrevolutionist [koun-ter-rev-uh-loo-shuh-nist] . a person who advocates or engages in a counterrevolution.

Origin:
1790–1800; counterrevolution + -ary

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counterrevolutionary

adjective
1. relating to or being a counterrevolution 
2. marked by opposition or antipathy to revolution; "ostracized for his counterrevolutionary tendencies" [ant: revolutionary

noun
1. a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution [syn: counterrevolutionist
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