revolutionary has definitions from the field of politics
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[ adjective ] (politics) markedly new or introducing radical change

Synonyms

radical

Examples

"a revolutionary discovery" "radical political views"

Used in print

(High Fidelity, 11:10...)

In many cases the revolutionary production has offered no more than sensational effects :

(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)

It was for this reason , and no other that I can see , that in September 1912 , Braque took the radical and revolutionary step of pasting actual pieces of imitation woodgrain wallpaper to a drawing on paper , instead of trying to simulate its texture in paint .

But even before that , Picasso had glimpsed and entered , for a moment , a certain revolutionary path in which no one had preceded him .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

It is his relentlessness and unwavering adherence to this revolutionary artistic philosophy that has enabled him to paint such pictures as `` The_Invasion_of_Cuba '' .

Related terms

new

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[ adjective ] relating to or having the nature of a revolution

Examples

"revolutionary wars" "the Revolutionary era"

Related terms

revolution

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[ adjective ] advocating or engaged in revolution

Examples

"revolutionary pamphlets" "a revolutionary junta"

Related terms

counterrevolutionary

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