Any departure from normal
Something different; variety:
The definition of chaos refers to lack of order or lack of intentional design.
A noisy rushing about; confusion; bustle
A sudden outburst, as of emotion or social discontent
Uplift is the act of raising something or of influencing someone in a positive way that elevates him.
An upward push or thrust
A decline in a securities market that forces speculators to sell their positions, often at a loss.
A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
A German romantic literary movement of the late 1700s whose works typically depicted the struggles of a highly emotional individual against conventional society.
The noise made by exploding
A breaking out; sudden occurrence, as of disease or war
The stirring up of public interest in a matter of controversy, such as a political or social issue.
The definition of a cataclysm is a catastrophe or a large-scale and often violent event that causes change or upheaval.
The definition of a catastrophe is a large, often sudden, disaster or ending.
An uncontrolled fit, as of laughter; a paroxysm.
(Rare) A weakening, ruining, etc.; downfall; deterioration
The process of mountain formation, especially by a folding and faulting of the earth's crust.
An instance of overthrowing, especially one that results in downfall or destruction.
The state of a person or persons in rebellion:
A violent agitation of human society; a civil, political, or domestic commotion; violent outbreak.
Something that excites:
Violent, irregular motion or swirling agitation of water, air, gas, etc.
(Obsolete) An evil influence of a star or planet.
Find another word for upheaval. In this page you can discover 38 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for upheaval, like: disturbance, change, chaos, commotion, eruption, turmoil, uplift, upthrust, cataclysmic, shakeout and tumult.