- revolution counter,
- revolutionary calendar
Origin of revolting
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of revolt
Examples from the Web for revolting
In the film, the humans have amassed a giant armory of weapons, which makes the apes very on-edge, and leads to them revolting.
To Helms, LGBT Americans were “weak, morally sick wretches,” and AIDS education was “obscene” and “revolting.”Ties to Secessionist Sympathizers? Don't Worry, Rand Paul Will Still Endorse You|Jamelle Bouie|December 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
To Helms, LGBT Americans were "weak, morally sick wretches," and AIDS education was "obscene" and "revolting."
Guinn is mercifully sparing with the gory details, though nothing can make them anything less than revolting.The Making of a Monster: Charles Manson’s Childhood|Wendy Smith|August 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
If SarahPAC were a publicly traded company, its shareholders would be revolting.
I am one more victim at unsuspected hands, to the revolting rage for "Revelations."The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)|Harry Furniss
The bare appearance of this tribunal has long been odious and revolting to the majority of the colonists.
We, who were unwilling witnesses of this revolting spectacle, were grinding our teeth in ill-suppressed rage.Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons|Henry Charles Mahoney
The growth of this conviction has been purging theology of many crude and revolting dogmas.The Church and Modern Life|Washington Gladden
Dave gripped his gun tighter, and beat back the revolting thoughts that tried to crowd into his brain.Dave Dawson with the Commandos|R. Sidney Bowen
Word Origin for revolt
1590s, "that revolts, given to revolt, rebellious," present participle adjective from revolt (v.). Sense of "repulsive" is from 1806. Related: Revoltingly.
1540s, from Middle French revolter (15c.), from Italian rivoltare "to overthrow, overturn," from Vulgar Latin *revolvitare "to overturn, overthrow," frequentative of Latin revolvere (past participle revolutus) "turn, roll back" (see revolve). Related: Revolted; revolting.
1550s, from Middle French révolte (c.1500), back formation from revolter (see revolt (v.)), or else from Italian rivolta.