uprising


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up·ris·ing

 (ŭp′rī′zĭng)
n.
1. A popular revolt against a government or its policies; a rebellion.
2. The act or an instance of rising or rising up.

uprising

(ˈʌpˌraɪzɪŋ; ʌpˈraɪzɪŋ)
n
1. a revolt or rebellion
2. archaic an ascent

up•ris•ing

(ˈʌpˌraɪ zɪŋ, ʌpˈraɪ zɪŋ)

n.
1. an insurrection or revolt.
2. an act of rising up.
3. an ascent or acclivity.
[1200–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uprising - organized opposition to authorityuprising - organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
conflict, struggle, battle - an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
insurgence, insurgency - an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
intifada, intifadah - an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000; "the first intifada ended when Israel granted limited autonomy to the Palestine National Authority in 1993"
mutiny - open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)

uprising

noun rebellion, rising, revolution, outbreak, revolt, disturbance, upheaval, mutiny, insurrection, putsch, insurgence a popular uprising against the authoritarian government

uprising

noun
Organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority:
Translations
تَمَرُّد، عِصْيان، إنْتِفاضَه
povstání
opstand
uppreisn
sacelšanās
vstaja

uprising

[ˈʌpraɪzɪŋ] Nalzamiento m, sublevación f

uprising

[ˈʌpraɪzɪŋ] nsoulèvement m, insurrection fup-river upriver [ˌʌpˈrɪvər] adven amont
up-river of sth, up-river from sth → en amont de qch

uprising

nAufstand m, → Erhebung f

uprising

[ˈʌpˌraɪzɪŋ] nrivolta, insurrezione f

uprising

(ˈapraiziŋ) noun
a rebellion or revolt. The Hungarian uprising was quickly suppressed.
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And, over each quivering form, The curtain, a funeral pall, Comes down with the rush of a storm, And the angels,all pallid and wan, Uprising, unveiling, affirm That the play is the tragedy, "Man," And its hero the Conqueror Worm.
Often, in mild, pleasant weather, for twelve, fifteen, eighteen, and twenty hours on the stretch, they were engaged in the boats, steadily pulling, or sailing, or paddling after the whales, or for an interlude of sixty or seventy minutes calmly awaiting their uprising; though with but small success for their pains.
In the city of Ch`ang-an, with its triple rows of glittering walls with their tall towers uprising at intervals, its seven royal palaces all girdled with gardens, its wonderful Yen tower nine stories high, encased in marble, the drum towers and bell towers, the canals and lakes with their floating theatres, dwelt Ming Huang and T`ai Chen.
What reason was there for assuming any probability of an uprising in the city?
Perhaps they were; or perhaps there might have been shoals of them in the far horizon; but lulled into such an opium-like listlessness of vacant, unconscious reverie is this absent-minded youth by the blending cadence of waves with thoughts, that at last he loses his identity; takes the mystic ocean at his feet for the visible image of that deep, blue, bottomless soul, pervading mankind and nature; and every strange, half-seen, gliding, beautiful thing that eludes him; every dimly-discovered, uprising fin of some undiscernible form, seems to him the embodiment of those elusive thoughts that only people the soul by continually flitting through it.
The uprising movement has been interrupted by at least eight long periods of rest, during which the sea ate, deeply back into the land, forming at successive levels the long lines of cliffs, or escarpments, which separate the different plains as they rise like steps one behind the other.
A rustling sound of uprising greeted our entrance; without looking to the right or left, I walked straight up the lane between two sets of benches and desks, and took possession of the empty chair and isolated desk raised on an estrade, of one step high, so as to command one division; the other division being under the surveillance of a maitresse similarly elevated.
Thomson breaks down the Slovak National Uprising for foreigners.
ENPNewswire-August 14, 2019--Tieto is partnering up with Robot Uprising hackathon
A declaration was made by the 88-Generation on the occasion of the 31st anniversary 8888 popular uprising which says that it needs to remove Tatmadaw (military) absolutely from involving in politics for enabling democracy flourishing and building federal union in the country.
The people fighting to create a memorial to those that died during the Cinderloo uprising have dropped their campaign to have Telford's new PS10 million footbridge named after it.