Subversive meaning

səb-vûrsĭv, -zĭv
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Tending or seeking to subvert, overthrow, or destroy (an established government, institution, belief, etc.)
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One who advocates or is regarded as advocating subversion.
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The definition of subversive is something that is trying to destroy or overthrow something like a government or an idea.

An example of subversive is propaganda writing.

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Intending or intended to subvert an established order, especially to undermine or overthrow an established government.

Subversive groups; subversive publications.

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A person regarded as subversive.
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Origin of subversive