ETYM Latin insurgens, p. pr. of insurgere to rise up; pref. in- in + surgere to rise. Related to Surge.
In opposition to a civil authority or government; SYN. seditious, subversive.
1. Badly behaved; SYN. naughty.
2. Deliberately causing harm or damage
1. Mischievous; perverse; guilty of disobedient or improper conduct
2. Corrupt; wicked.
Resisting control or authority
One guilty of mutiny.