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  • adj. In opposition to a revolution
  • n. A person who opposes a revolution and attempts to reverse the changes made by it

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
  • adj. relating to or being a counterrevolution
  • adj. marked by opposition or antipathy to revolution


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counter- +‎ revolutionary


  • If there's a war -- and some blogs troublingly trash professional standards as quaint and archaic, like communists denouncing anything "counterrevolutionary" -- the blogheads may have won, at least for now.

    In the 500-channel universe, we're definitely lost in space

  • Mr. BERNSTEIN: Well, the government acknowledges 3,000 political prisoners; that is people in jail for what they loosely call counterrevolutionary crimes.

    The Coming Conflict with China

  • We always call counterrevolutionary criminals by the name of counterrevolutionary criminals.


  • His penalty was not confinement to Siberia or the Gulag, as may well have been the fate of Pavlik Marozov's "counterrevolutionary" parents.

    A Very Unattractive Comparison

  • A few pages later it was the denounced himself who was relaying the "counterrevolutionary" expressions used by the cleaning assistant in the dining room.

    Yoani Sanchez: "The Murmurs Overlap... Everyone Spies on Everyone."

  • The governor-general of West Azerbaijan province, Vahid Jalalzadeh, blamed the bombing on "counterrevolutionary" rebels, an apparent reference to Kurdish separatists.

    Bomb attack at Iranian parade kills at least 11

  • In addition to incitements and urgings from these right-wing political and mainstream media morons, there also came - and still are coming - the claims from the weirdest and dankest holes in the blogosphere, the deep rat warrens where readers of Newsmax, NewsBusters and other collections of neo-Nazi rants, can come together to rub vigorously each other's, um, reptilian fears and stroke each other's faux bravery as they plot their "counterrevolutionary" tactics and strategies.

    Mike Malloy: Poison

  • To contextualize this idea I would like to ask the signers of the document if you will remain silent when they come looking for a "counterrevolutionary" or a "worm" or an "opponent", if you will be among those who beat others in the repudiation rallies, or among those who defend the victim.

    Yoani Sanchez: What Did You Do When They Came For The Nonconformist?

  • Zhang is one of very few military men who've called for a reassessment of the protest movement, which authorities still sometimes call a "counterrevolutionary" riot.

    When We Talk About Tiananmen

  • Just as the 1976 Tiananmen protests following the death of Zhou Enlai were originally dubbed as "counterrevolutionary," so the massive 1989 demonstrations to this day are labeled as "political turmoil."

    The View From the Square


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