[koun-ter-rev-uh-loo-shuh-ner-ee] /ˈkaʊn tərˌrɛv əˈlu ʃəˌnɛr i/

characteristic of or resulting from a .
opposing a revolution or revolutionary government.
noun, plural counterrevolutionaries.
Also, counterrevolutionist
[koun-ter-rev-uh-loo-shuh-nist] /ˈkaʊn tərˌrɛv əˈlu ʃə nɪst/ (Show IPA). a person who advocates or engages in a .
/ˌkaʊntəˌrɛvəˈluːʃənərɪ; -nrɪ/
noun (pl) -aries
a person opposed to revolution
a person who opposes a specific revolution or revolutionary government
characterized by opposition to a revolution or revolutions in general


Read Also:

  • Counterrotating

    [koun-ter-roh-tey-ting, koun-] /ˈkaʊn tərˈroʊ teɪ tɪŋ, ˌkaʊn-/ adjective, Machinery. 1. (of two corresponding or similar moving parts) rotating in opposite directions: counterrotating propellers.

  • Counterscarp

    [koun-ter-skahrp] /ˈkaʊn tərˌskɑrp/ noun, Fortification. 1. the exterior slope or wall of the ditch of a fort, supporting the covered way. /ˈkaʊntəˌskɑːp/ noun 1. (fortifications) the outer side of the ditch of a fort Compare escarp (sense 1)

  • Countershading

    [koun-ter-shey-ding] /ˈkaʊn tərˌʃeɪ dɪŋ/ noun, Zoology. 1. the development of dark colors on parts usually exposed to the sun and of light colors on parts usually shaded, especially as serving for protection or concealment. /ˌkaʊntəˈʃeɪdɪŋ/ noun 1. (in the coloration of certain animals) a pattern, serving as camouflage, in which dark colours occur on parts […]

  • Countershaft

    [koun-ter-shaft, -shahft] /ˈkaʊn tərˌʃæft, -ˌʃɑft/ noun, Machinery. 1. (def 1). /ˈkaʊntəˌʃɑːft/ noun 1. an intermediate shaft that is driven by, but rotates in the opposite direction to, a main shaft, esp in a gear train

Disclaimer: Counter-revolutionary definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.