Origin of subversive
Examples from the Web for subversive
Submission is less a novel of ideas than a political book, and of the most subversive kind.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Miller traces his irreverent and subversive streak to a psychedelic experience during the particularly sweltering summer of 1991.DJ Spooky Wants You To Question Everything You Know About Music, Technology, and Philosophy|Oliver Jones|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, you can read this just as a brilliant, subversive coda to a horror movie.
Hipgnosis were at their most subversive when taking photos of the band.
These subversive narratives were not the solution I sought to the dissonance between my expected and actual college experience.
He never said any subversive things or tried to take any classified information that I know of out or see anybody about it.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
I look upon it as a dangerous doctrine, subversive of the great end for which the United States have confederated.Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856, Vol. I (of 16)|Thomas Hart Benton
Russian policy, subversive under Catharine, was in a European sense conservative under Alexander.William Pitt and the Great War|John Holland Rose
Mutual service and slavery—like light and darkness, life and death—are directly opposed to, and subversive of, each other.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
Such a right is opposed to the acts of Congress on the subject of naturalization, and subversive of the Federal powers.