Thesaurus > Related Words: upheaval

  Words related to upheaval

Related / Similar Words: agitation, excitement, turmoil, hullabaloo, uplift, upthrow, upthrust, convulsion, turbulence, Sturm und Drang

 

Definition:
  • disturbance usually in protest;
  • (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building);
  • a violent disturbance; "the convulsions of the stock market";
  • a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally); "the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence";

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    Hyponyms: agitation, ferment, fermentation, unrest, roller coaster, violence

     

    Derivational Morphology: uplift, upheave

     

     
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