a revolting sight.
verb (used without object)
to break away from or rise against constituted authority, as by open rebellion; cast off allegiance or subjection to those in authority; rebel; mutiny:
to revolt against the present government.
to turn away in mental rebellion, utter disgust, or abhorrence (usually followed by from):
He revolts from eating meat.
to rebel in feeling (usually followed by against):
to revolt against parental authority.
to feel horror or aversion (usually followed by at):
to revolt at the sight of blood.
verb (used with object)
to affect with disgust or abhorrence:
Such low behavior revolts me.
the act of revolting; an insurrection or rebellion.
an expression or movement of spirited protest or dissent:
a voter revolt at the polls.
causing revulsion; nauseating, disgusting, or repulsive
(informal) unpleasant or nasty: that dress is revolting
a rebellion or uprising against authority
in revolt, in the process or state of rebelling
(intransitive) to rise up in rebellion against authority
(usually passive) to feel or cause to feel revulsion, disgust, or abhorrence
adjective, Biology. 1. rolled backward or downward; rolled backward at the tip or margin, as a leaf. adjective 1. (esp of the margins of a leaf) rolled backwards and downwards
[rev-uh-loo-shuh-ner-ee] /ˌrɛv əˈlu ʃəˌnɛr i/ adjective 1. of, pertaining to, characterized by, or of the nature of a revolution, or a sudden, complete, or marked change: a revolutionary junta. 2. radically new or innovative; outside or beyond established procedure, principles, etc.: a revolutionary discovery. 3. (initial capital letter) of or relating to the American Revolution […]
noun 1. the calendar of the French First Republic, adopted in 1793 and abandoned in 1805, consisting of 12 months, each of 30 days, and 5 intercalary days added at the end of the year (6 every fourth year). The months, beginning at the autumnal equinox, are Vendémiaire, Brumaire, Frimaire, Nivôse, Pluviôse, Ventôse, Germinal, Floréal, […]
noun 1. American Revolution. Revolutionary War definition The war for American independence from Britain. The fighting began with the Battle of Lexington and Concord in 1775, and lasted through the Battle of Yorktown in 1781. General George Washington commanded the American forces, assisted by Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold, Horatio Gates, John Paul Jones, and others. […]