What does the word insurrectionary mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Insurrectional.

Usage examples for insurrectionary

  1. Not an insurrectionary movement could occur, not an invasion on the remotest frontier, before the tidings were conveyed to the capital, and the imperial armies were on their march across the magnificent roads of the country to suppress it. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  2. Here, in connection with the positive statement that a State cannot secede, and the implication that the insurrectionary citizen may be upheld in his actions, was a clear expression of so- called extra- constitutional powers in treating incorrigible States as territories. – The Struggle between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction by Charles Ernest Chadsey