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Upheaval

Upheaval Meaning & Definition
Upheaval Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Upheaval?

[n] disturbance usually in protest
[n] (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
[n] a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally); "the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Upheaval: agitation | excitement | hullabaloo | Sturm und Drang | turbulence | turmoil | uplift | upthrow | upthrust

Related Terms | Find terms related to Upheaval:

See Also | agitation | ascension | ascent | disorder | disturbance | ferment | fermentation | rise | rising | unrest | violence

Upheaval In Webster's Dictionary

\Up*heav"al\, n. The act of upheaving, or the state of being upheaved; esp., an elevation of a portion of the earth's crust. --Lubbock.

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