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Synonyms for insurgent
ɪnˈsɜr dʒəntin·sur·gent

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. insurgentnoun

    malcontent, rebel, traitor, mutineer, rioter

    patriot, adherent, supporter, constabulary, executive, ruler, magistrate

  2. insurgentadjective

    rebellious, unruly

    loyal, patriotic, obedient

Princeton's WordNet

  1. insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebelnoun

    a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

    freedom fighter, rebel, insurrectionist, guerilla, irregular, greyback, guerrilla, maverick


  2. guerrilla, guerilla, irregular, insurgentadjective

    a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment

    freedom fighter, rebel, insurrectionist, second, guerilla, irregular, guerrilla


  3. insurgent, seditious, subversiveadjective

    in opposition to a civil authority or government

    instigative, seditious, rabble-rousing, inflammatory, incitive, incendiary, subversive


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. insurgentadjective

    rebellious, seditious, insubordinate, disobedient, mutinous

  2. insurgentnoun

    rebel, traitor, revolter, renegade

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. insurgentadjective

    rebellious, mutinous, insubordinate, insurrectionary

  2. insurgentnoun

    rebel, revolter, mutineer, insurrectionist

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How to use insurgent in a sentence?

  1. Ryan Dillon:

    We are already seeing smaller cells and pockets that take more of an insurgent guerrilla type approach as opposed to an Islamic army or conventional type force. So we have got to be prepared for that.

  2. Joseph Parkes:

    The Taliban has taken power but the transition from insurgent group to national government will be far from straightforward, functional governance of the nascent mineral sector is likely many years away.

  3. Faysal Itani:

    ISIS continues to build support among tribal groups, and attract fighters defecting from other insurgent groups.

  4. Brian Tribus:

    One Resolute Support service member and two insurgent attackers were killed.

  5. Joseph Dunford:

    I think it's fair to say that they still have a significant presence in Iraq and Syria. They're certainly nowhere near as strong as they were in 2017 and 2018, so they have been significantly degraded, again still maintain the ability to conduct insurgent, guerrilla-style operations and that's what they see today.

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