Definitions for upheavalʌpˈhi vəl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word upheaval

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. convulsion, turmoil, upheaval(noun)

    a violent disturbance

    "the convulsions of the stock market"

  3. upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust(noun)

    (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)

  4. agitation, excitement, turmoil, upheaval, hullabaloo(noun)

    disturbance usually in protest

Wiktionary

  1. upheaval(Noun)

    the process of being heaved upward, especially the raising of part of the earth's crust

  2. upheaval(Noun)

    a sudden violent upset, disruption or convulsion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Upheaval(noun)

    the act of upheaving, or the state of being upheaved; esp., an elevation of a portion of the earth's crust

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of upheaval in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of upheaval in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Li:

    This case could cause a nationwide upheaval in state legislatures.

  2. Claudia Gazzini:

    They're aiming to create a deficit of the public funds and create social and economic upheaval.

  3. Anouk Aimee:

    Cosmic upheaval is not so moving as a little child pondering the death of a sparrow in the corner of a barn.

  4. Leah Keller:

    There’s still a lot going on hormonally and your body has just been through a massive upheaval and transformation.

  5. Francois Hollande:

    The changes make it even more urgent to find a solution to the conflict, and this regional upheaval creates new obligations for peace, tWO-STATE SOLUTION.

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Translations for upheaval

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Umbruch, Aufwölbung, Erhebung, AufruhrGerman
  • αναστάτωσηGreek
  • 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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