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Synonyms for upheaval
ʌpˈhi vəl

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  1. turbulence, upheaval, Sturm und Drang(noun)

    a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)

    "the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence"

    Synonyms:
    agitation, uplift, excitement, upthrust, turbulence, turmoil, convulsion, hullabaloo, upthrow, turbulency

  2. convulsion, turmoil, upheaval(noun)

    a violent disturbance

    "the convulsions of the stock market"

    Synonyms:
    agitation, uplift, excitement, turbulence, fit, upthrust, paroxysm, tumult, turmoil, convulsion, hullabaloo, upthrow

  3. upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust(noun)

    (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)

    Synonyms:
    agitation, uplift, excitement, upthrust, turbulence, turmoil, convulsion, hullabaloo, upthrow

  4. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo(noun)

    disturbance usually in protest

    Synonyms:
    fervor, upthrow, upthrust, tempestuousness, turmoil, turbulence, excitement, unrest, ferment, hullabaloo, uplift, excitation, agitation, exhilaration, fervour, fermentation, convulsion, tumult, inflammation

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  • Umbruch, Aufwölbung, Erhebung, AufruhrGerman
  • αναστάτωσηGreek
  • surgimiento, convulsiónSpanish
  • kumous, mullistusFinnish
  • soulèvement, bouleversement, surrectionFrench
  • sollevamento, agitazioneItalian
  • переворот, сдвиг, возмущение, смещение, беспорядок, поднятие, бунт, подъёмRussian
  • omstörtning, omvälvning, kaos, omvälvningSwedish
  • 动荡Chinese

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