HyperDic: upheaval

English > 4 senses of the word upheaval:
NOUNstateupheaval, turbulence, Sturm und Dranga state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)
stateupheaval, convulsion, turmoila violent disturbance
eventupheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust(geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
actupheaval, agitation, excitement, turmoil, hullabaloodisturbance usually in protest
upheaval > pronunciation
Soundsahphhiy'vahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > upheaval: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally).
Synonymsturbulence, Sturm und Drang
Categorypolitics, political science, governmentThe study of government of states and other political units
Narroweragitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrestA state of agitation or turbulent change or development
roller coasterAnything characterized by abrupt and extreme / extreme changes (especially up and down)
violenceA turbulent state resulting in injuries and destruction etc.
BroaderdisorderA disturbance of the peace or of public order
Spanishsolevantamiento, turbulencia
Catalandaltabaix, turbulència
English > upheaval: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA violent disturbance.
Synonymsconvulsion, turmoil
Broaderdisturbance, disruption, commotion, flutter, hurly burly, to-do, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, kerfuffleA disorderly outburst or tumult
Spanishconvulsión
English > upheaval: 4 senses > noun 3, event
Meaning(geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building).
Synonymsuplift, upthrow, upthrust
CategorygeologyA science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks / rocks
Broaderrise, rising, ascent, ascensionA movement upward
Spanishlevantamiento, solevantamiento
Verbsupheavelift forcefully from beneath
English > upheaval: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningDisturbance usually in protest.
Synonymsagitation, excitement, turmoil, hullabaloo
BroaderdisturbanceThe act of disturbing something or someone
Spanishagitación, alboroto, algarabía, barbulla, batahola, excitación, follón, greguería, griterío, trastorno, vocería, zalagarda, zambeque, zaragata
Catalanagitació, aldarull, batibull, rebombori

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