Synonyms of revolutionary in English:

revolutionary


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adjective

1‘revolutionary troops’

SYNONYMS
rebellious, rebel, insurgent, rioting, mutinous, mutinying, renegade, insurrectionary, seditious, factious, insubordinate, subversive
rabble-rousing, inflammatory, agitational, extremist, anarchic
rare revolting, insurrectionist
ANTONYMS

moderate, law-abiding

2‘a society undergoing revolutionary change’

SYNONYMS
thoroughgoing, thorough, complete, total, entire, absolute, utter, comprehensive, exhaustive, sweeping, far-reaching, wide-ranging, extensive, profound
drastic, severe, serious, major, desperate, stringent, violent, forceful, rigorous, draconian

3‘a revolutionary kind of wheelchair’

SYNONYMS
new, novel, original, unusual, unfamiliar, unconventional, unorthodox, off-centre, different, fresh, imaginative, creative, innovative, innovatory, innovational, inventive, ingenious, modern, ultra-modern, state-of-the-art, advanced, avant-garde, futuristic, pioneering, groundbreaking, trailblazing, disruptive
rare, unique, singular, unprecedented, uncommon
experimental, untested, untried, unknown, surprising, strange, exotic, out of the ordinary, newfangled
North American left-field
rare unhackneyed, new-fashioned, neoteric
ANTONYMS

conventional, orthodox


noun

1‘his actions were not those of a revolutionary’

SYNONYMS
rebel, insurgent, revolutionist, Bolshevik, mutineer, insurrectionary, agitator, subversive, guerrilla, anarchist
freedom fighter, resistance fighter
rare insurrectionist
rare frondeur