Synonyms for insurrection:
Other synonyms and related words:
Sense 2 (noun)
anarchism, terrorism, lawlessness.
brutality, broil, abuse, wildness, ferocity, turmoil, commotion, fierceness, brutishness, violence, fury, inhumanity, intensity, outrage, vandalism, terrorism, assault, torture, fracas, rage, frenzy, uproar, barbarity, vehemence, atrocity, savagery, attack, brawl, destructiveness, thuggery, fight.
Usage examples for insurrection:
- On the third the insurrection was at an end, and tranquillity restored. - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.
- De Retz, angry and insulted, left to join the insurrection and to become its leader. - "The Story of Paris", Thomas Okey.
- There are enough of them to put down a small insurrection, on the spot. - "To Cuba and Back", Richard Henry Dana.