Synonyms for rebellion

Synonyms for (noun) rebellion

Synonyms: rebellion, revolt, rising, insurrection, uprising

Definition: organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

Similar words: battle, struggle, conflict

Definition: an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)

Usage: the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph--Thomas Paine; police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs

Synonyms: rebellion

Definition: refusal to accept some authority or code or convention

Usage: each generation must have its own rebellion; his body was in rebellion against fatigue

Similar words: resistance

Definition: group action in opposition to those in power

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