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"
convulsion, turmoil, upheaval(noun)
a violent disturbance
"the convulsions of the stock market"
upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust(noun)
(geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo(noun)
disturbance usually in protest
the process of being heaved upward, especially the raising of part of the earth's crust
a sudden violent upset, disruption or convulsion
the act of upheaving, or the state of being upheaved; esp., an elevation of a portion of the earth's crust
The numerical value of upheaval in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of upheaval in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This case could cause a nationwide upheaval in state legislatures.
Cosmic upheaval is not so moving as a little child pondering the death of a sparrow in the corner of a barn.
There’s still a lot going on hormonally and your body has just been through a massive upheaval and transformation.
In a time of global upheaval, the Holy Father's message of compassion and human dignity has moved people of all faiths and backgrounds, his teachings, prayers, and very example bring us back to the blessings of simple things and our obligations to one another.
Humanity faces a quantum leap forward. It faces the deepest social upheaval and creative restructuring of all time. Without clearly recognizing it, we are engaged in building a remarkable new civilization from the ground up. This is the meaning of the Third Wave.
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Translations for upheaval
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- Umbruch, Aufwölbung, Erhebung, AufruhrGerman
- surgimiento, convulsiónSpanish
- kumous, mullistusFinnish
- soulèvement, bouleversement, surrectionFrench
- sollevamento, agitazioneItalian
- переворот, сдвиг, возмущение, смещение, беспорядок, поднятие, бунт, подъёмRussian
- omstörtning, omvälvning, kaos, omvälvningSwedish
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