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Insurrection

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CIDE DICTIONARY

Insurrectionn. [L. insurrectio, fr. insurgere, insurrectum: cf. F. insurrection. See Insurgent.].
  •  A rising against civil or political authority, or the established government; open and active opposition to the execution of law in a city or state.  [1913 Webster]
    "It is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A rising in mass to oppose an enemy.
    "I say again,
    In soothing them, we nourish 'gainst our senate
    The cockle of rebellion, insolence, sedition.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Insurrections of base people are commonly more furious in their beginnings."  [1913 Webster]
    "He was greatly strengthened, and the enemy as much enfeebled, by daily revolts."  [1913 Webster]
    "Though of their names in heavenly records now
    Be no memorial, blotted out and razed
    By their rebellion from the books of life.
    "  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Insurrection, n. a rising in open resistance to established authority; a rebellion.

Derivative
insurrectional adj. insurrectionary adj. insurrectionist n.
Etymology
ME f. OF f. LL insurrectio -onis (as INSURGENT)

DEVIL DICTIONARY

Insurrection

n. An unsuccessful revolution. Disaffection's failure to substitute misrule for bad government.

ROGET THESAURUS

Insurrection

Resistance

N resistance, stand, front, oppugnation, oppugnancy, opposition, renitence, renitency, reluctation, recalcitration, kicking, repulse, rebuff, insurrection, strike, turn out, lock out, barring out, levee en masse, Jacquerie, riot, resisting, resistive, resistant, refractory, recalcitrant, renitent, up in arms, repulsive, repellant, proof against, unconquerable, stubborn, unconquered, indomitable, unyielding, Int, hands off!, keep off!.

Disobedience

N disobedience, insubordination, contumacy, infraction, infringement, violation, noncompliance, nonobservance, revolt, rebellion, mutiny, outbreak, rising, uprising, insurrection, emeute, riot, tumult, strike, barring out, defiance, mutinousness, mutineering, sedition, treason, high treason, petty treason, misprision of treason, premunire, lese majeste, violation of law, defection, secession, insurgent, mutineer, rebel, revolter, revolutionary, rioter, traitor, quisling, carbonaro, sansculottes, red republican, bonnet rouge, communist, Fenian, frondeur, seceder, secessionist, runagate, renegade, brawler, anarchist, demagogue, Spartacus, Masaniello, Wat Tyler, Jack Cade, ringleader, disobedient, uncomplying, uncompliant, unsubmissive, unruly, ungovernable, breachy, insubordinate, impatient of control, incorrigible, restiff, restive, refractory, contumacious, recusant, recalcitrant, resisting, lawless, mutinous, seditions, insurgent, riotous, unobeyed, unbidden, seditiosissimus quisque ignavus, unthread the rude eye of rebellion.


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