Synonyms of revolutionary in English:

revolutionary

adjective

  • 1 revolutionary troops
    [Antonyms] moderate law-abiding
  • 2 a society undergoing revolutionary change
    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
    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 Americanleft-field
    [Antonyms] conventional orthodox
  • noun

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  • his actions were not those of a revolutionary
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