Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun insurrection

1 sense of insurrection

Sense 1
rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising -- (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")

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