What does the word revolutionary mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Revolutionist.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to revolution.

Usage examples for revolutionary

  1. Each of the two parties was disposed to act in a revolutionary manner towards the other. – History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by F. A. M. Miguet
  2. The prudent daughter was careful not to tell her mother of the guest's revolutionary ideas, and for a time all went well, until some unwise person, unaware of Miss Fraley's warning gestures from the other side of the sitting- room, proceeded to give a totally unnecessary opinion of the propriety of women's studying medicine. – A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches by Sarah Orne Jewett
  3. Even the revolutionary views on art, which he expressed toward the end of the century in his book, " What is Art?" – Essays on Russian Novelists by William Lyon Phelps