characteristic of or resulting from a counterrevolution.
opposing a revolution or revolutionary government.
noun, plural coun·ter·rev·o·lu·tion·ar·ies.
Also coun·ter·rev·o·lu·tion·ist [koun-ter-rev-uh-loo-shuh-nist] /ˈkaʊn tərˌrɛv əˈlu ʃə nɪst/. a person who advocates or engages in a counterrevolution.
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Origin of counterrevolutionary
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The counterrevolutionary movement began in mere riot and outrage.History of Modern Europe 1972-1878
C. A. Fyffe