reversionist

reversionist
n амер. ретроград

English-Ukrainian diplomatic dictionary. 2013.

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  • reversionist — reversionism, n. /ri vur zheuh nist, sheuh /, n. 1. a person who advocates reverting to the conditions, customs, ideals, etc., of an earlier era. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a reversionist. [REVERSION + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • reversionist — noun Reversioner …   Wiktionary

  • reversionist — re·ver·sion·ist …   English syllables

  • reversionist — noun someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior • Syn: ↑recidivist, ↑backslider • Derivationally related forms: ↑backslide (for: ↑backslider), ↑recidivism ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • apostate — Synonyms and related words: Sabbath breaker, atheist, atheistic, backslider, backsliding, blasphemer, blasphemous, bolter, collaborationist, collaborative, collaborator, convert, defector, degenerate, demurrer, deserter, disloyal, dissenter,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • collaborator — Synonyms and related words: Trojan horse, advertising writer, annalist, apostate, art critic, author, authoress, backslider, belletrist, bibliographer, bolter, coauthor, collaborationist, columnist, compiler, composer, convert, copywriter,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • convert — Synonyms and related words: Christian, God fearing man, abuse, accepter, accommodate, actuate, adapt, adjust, alter, ameliorate, apostate, apostle, apply, assimilate to, assure, backslider, be convincing, become, befoul, believer, bend, better,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • defector — Synonyms and related words: apostate, backslider, bolter, collaborationist, collaborator, convert, deserter, fifth columnist, mugwump, proselyte, quisling, rat, recidivist, recreant, renegade, renegado, renegate, reversionist, runagate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • deserter — Synonyms and related words: Sabbath breaker, absconder, apostasy, apostate, atheist, backslider, betrayal, blasphemer, bolt, bolter, breakaway, collaborationist, collaborator, convert, defection, defector, dereliction, desertion, escapee, fifth… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fifth columnist — Synonyms and related words: Trojan horse, apostate, backslider, bolter, collaborationist, collaborator, convert, crypto, defector, deserter, fellow traveler, fifth column, fraternizer, mugwump, proselyte, quisling, recidivist, recreant, renegade …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mugwump — Synonyms and related words: Fabian policy, Micawberism, Milquetoast, anythingarian, apostate, backslider, backwardness, big boy, big chief, big shot, bigwig, bolter, collaborationist, collaborator, convert, defector, deserter, dilatoriness, fence …   Moby Thesaurus

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