Upheaval synonyms

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