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The action or an instance of rebellion; an insurrection.


rebellion, uprising, or riot


(ɪnˈsɜr dʒəns)

an act of rebellion; insurrection.

insurgency, insurgence

1. the state or condition of being in revolt or insurrection.
2. an uprising. — insurgent, n., adj.
See also: War
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insurgence - an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
insurrection, revolt, uprising, rising, rebellion - organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another


Organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority:


, insurgency
nAufruhr m, → Aufstand m
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She cut them short, for Eustace's insurgence had interfered with her flow of ideas.
And then one bright day Bert, motoring toward Croydon, was arrested by the insurgence of a huge, bolster-shaped monster from the Crystal Palace grounds, and obliged to dismount and watch it.
She was stunned by the awful facts of this Game she did not understand--the grip it laid on men's souls, its irony and faithlessness, its risks and hazards and fierce insurgences of the blood, making woman pitiful, not the be-all and end-all of man, but his toy and his pastime; to woman his mothering and caretaking, his moods and his moments, but to the Game his days and nights of striving, the tribute of his head and hand, his most patient toil and wildest effort, all the strain and the stress of his being--to the Game, his heart's desire.
He felt the stress and strain of life, its fevers and sweats and wild insurgences - surely this was the stuff to write about
The mistrust between security officers and Kisauni residents is partly to blame for the insurgence of criminal gangs in the area.
But party sources also said they would spend the week in between House of Representative sittings gauging the views in their electorates, as the Nationals work out how best to fend off a One Nation insurgence in their traditional constituencies.
The Marketing Group plc (TMG or the Group or the Company) announces the disposal of its lifestyle marketing agency, Creative Insurgence.
Sources affirmed that Qatar has been generously pumping large sums of money to Gaza under the guise of the Qatari-funded construction project; these sums, according to the sources, are mainly directed to fuel insurgence in the Sinai Peninsula.
Our network of over 66,000 African American lawyers are ready to fight in courtrooms, legislatures, city councils, statehouses and the Capitol of the United States of America to ensure that the hard-won rights of American citizens will not be abridged by this insurgence of racial terrorism, nor by their sympathizer - the President of the United States.
Insurgence ran as his 50-1 tag suggested he would on his bow at Newmarket last month but he should not be totally written off in the British Stallion Studs EBF Novice Stakes.
Clearly not as competitive as event as at Headquarters, Insurgence should have learnt a bit for the experience and can put up an improved show this time.
The tragedy behind the insurgence of the infection is its curable nature.