rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising(verb)
organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
"The people revolted when bread prices tripled again"
disgust, gross out, revolt, repel(verb)
fill with distaste
"This spoilt food disgusts me"
disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up(verb)
cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
"The pornographic pictures sickened us"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
The essential idea of revolution is a change in the form of government or constitution, or a change of rulers, otherwise than as provided by the laws of succession, election, etc.; while such change is apt to involve armed hostilities, these make no necessary part of the revolution. The revolution by which Dom Pedro was dethroned, and Brazil changed from an empire to a republic, was accomplished without a battle, and almost without a shot. Anarchy refers to the condition of a state when human government is superseded or destroyed by factions or other causes. Lawlessness is a temper of mind or condition of the community which may result in anarchy. Confusion, disorder, riot, and tumult are incidental and temporary outbreaks of lawlessness, but may not be anarchy. Insubordination is individual disobedience. Sedition is the plotting, rebellion the fighting, against the existing government, but always with the purpose of establishing some other government in its place. When rebellion is successful it is called revolution; but there may be revolution without rebellion; as, the English Revolution of 1688. A revolt is an uprising against existing authority without the comprehensive views of change in the form or administration of government that are involved in revolution. Anarchy, when more than temporary disorder, is a proposed disintegration of society, in which it is imagined that social order might exist without government. Slaves make insurrection; soldiers or sailors break out in mutiny; subject provinces rise in revolt. Compare SOCIALISM.
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consent of the governed
because it means to turn around.
n political philosophy, the phrase consent of the governed refers to the idea that a government's legitimacy and moral right to use state power is only justified and legal when consented to by the people or society over which that political power is exercised.Submitted by rinat on November 11, 2015
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How to use revolt in a sentence?
There were a few countries holding out, thinking the public would revolt( to mask orders), but the public just doesn't want to be in quarantine anymore, governments will be emboldened a little bit in expanding their policies if they think these things are effective.
I'm representing a tremendous many, many millions of people. i think that would be an absolute disaster. I think the people would quite rightly revolt. The way to beat Donald Trump is at the ballot box.
Nobody has really grasped how fragile our situation is, if the Syrian refugees in Lebanon aren't fed, we will be confronted to a very worrisome situation, maybe even a revolt.
Free determination (for indigenous communities) is something that's now being discussed for the first time since the Zapatista revolt.
Anyone can revolt. It is more difficult silently to obey our own inner promptings, and to spend our lives finding sincere and fitting means of expression for our temperament and our gifts.
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- عصيان, تمردArabic
- revoltarCatalan, Valencian
- Revolte, revoltierenGerman
- rebelión, alzarse en protesta, revueltaSpanish
- inhottaa, kapina, kapinoidaFinnish
- èirich, èirighScottish Gaelic
- whana, whanangaMāori
- revolte, rebellie, in opstand komen, opstand, rebellerenDutch
- восставать, восстать, мятеж, восстание, бунтRussian
- rèvolt, búniti, pobúniti, pȍbunaSerbo-Croatian
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