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Engelsk navneord: upheaval

1. upheaval (om tilstand) a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Sturm und Drang, turbulence


Mindre specifikke termerdisorder


Mere specifikke termeragitation, ferment, fermentation, roller coaster, tempestuousness, unrest, violence


Overordnet emneområdegovernment, political science, politics

2. upheaval (om tilstand) a violent disturbance


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe convulsions of the stock market.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)convulsion, turmoil


Mindre specifikke termercommotion, disruption, disturbance, flutter, hoo-ha, hoo-hah, hurly burly, kerfuffle, to-do

3. upheaval (om begivenhed) (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)uplift, upthrow, upthrust


Mindre specifikke termerascension, ascent, rise, rising


Overordnet emneområdegeology

4. upheaval (om handling) disturbance usually in protest


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)agitation, excitement, hullabaloo, turmoil


Mindre specifikke termerdisturbance









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