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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Having a tendency to overthrow, upset, or destroy especially: intended to cause the overthrow of a government by unlawful means

Usage examples (29)
  • Pretending that these were not, in fact, the show’s dramatic turning points for the sake of claiming great (and continued) subversiveness is silly.
  • This caused "subversiveness," a principle English professors usually favor.
  • But maybe the subversiveness and the rebellion aren't anything unique.
  • Their ‘subversiveness’ makes our compromises show up as what they are. for more
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