Definitions for uproarˈʌpˌrɔr, -ˌroʊr

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tumult, tumultuousness, uproar, garboil(noun)

    a state of commotion and noise and confusion

  2. hubbub, uproar, brouhaha, katzenjammer(noun)

    loud confused noise from many sources

Wiktionary

  1. uproar(Noun)

    tumultuous, noisy excitement

  2. uproar(Noun)

    loud confused noise, especially when coming from several sources

  3. Origin: Translation of Aufruhr or oproer.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uproar(noun)

    great tumult; violent disturbance and noise; noisy confusion; bustle and clamor

  2. Uproar(verb)

    to throw into uproar or confusion

  3. Uproar(verb)

    to make an uproar

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Walter Benjamin:

    Nothing is poorer than a truth expressed as it was thought. Committed to writing in such cases, it is not even a bad photograph. Truth wants to be startled abruptly, at one stroke, from her self-immersion, whether by uproar, music or cries for help.

  2. Boris Yuabov:

    If seven Jewish homes had been burned in France within a month, there would be much more of an uproar, we are scared. These fires are started in the dead of night in a neighborhood with many children and elderly individuals. This is a life-threatening situation.

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