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Meaning of SUBVERSIVE

Pronunciation:  sub'vurziv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a radical supporter of political or social revolution
  2. [adj]  in opposition to a civil authority or government
 

SUBVERSIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: disloyal, insurgent, revolutionary, revolutionist, seditious, subverter
 
 See Also: Charlotte Corday, Che Guevara, Chou En-lai, Comte de Mirabeau, Corday, counterrevolutionary, counterrevolutionist, Danton, Doroteo Arango, dynamiter, dynamitist, Emiliano Zapata, Ernesto Guevara de la Serna, Francisco Villa, freedom fighter, Georges Jacques Danton, Girondist, Guevara, Honore-Gabriel Victor Riqueti, insurgent, insurrectionist, Jean Paul Marat, Jose Julian Marti, Karl Marx, Leon Trotsky, Lev Davidovich Bronstein, Mao, Mao Tsetung, Mao Zedong, Marat, Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d'Armont, Marti, Marx, Maxmillien Marie Isidore de Robespierre, Mirabeau, Pancho Villa, radical, rebel, Robespierre, Trotsky, Villa, Zapata, Zhou En-lai

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sub*ver"sive\, a. [Cf. F. subversif.]
Tending to subvert; having a tendency to overthrow and ruin.

      Lying is a vice subversive of the very ends and design
      of conversation.                         --Rogers.

 

 

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