What does insurrection mean?

Definitions for insurrection
ˌɪn səˈrɛk ʃənin·sur·rec·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprisingnoun

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


  1. insurrectionnoun

    An organized opposition to an authority; a mutiny; a rebellion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insurrectionnoun

    a rising against civil or political authority, or the established government; open and active opposition to the execution of law in a city or state

  2. Insurrectionnoun

    a rising in mass to oppose an enemy

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insurrection

    in-sur-rek′shun, n. a rising up or against: open and active opposition to the execution of the law: a rebellion.—adjs. Insurrec′tional, Insurrec′tionary.—n. Insurrec′tionist, one who favours or takes part in an insurrection. [L. insurrection-eminsurgĕre. See Insurgent.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. insurrection

    A rising against civil or political authority; the open and active opposition of a number of persons to the execution of law in a city or state; a rebellion; a revolt.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insurrection in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insurrection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of insurrection in a Sentence

  1. Giuseppe Mazzini:

    Insurrection: Insurrection as soon as circumstances allow: insurrection, strenuous, ubiquitous: the insurrection of the masses: the holy war of the oppressed: the republic to make republicans: the people in action to initiate progress. Let the insurrection announce with its awful voice the decrees of God: let it clear and level the ground on which its own immortal structure shall be raised. Let it, like the Nile, flood all the country that it is destined to make fertile.

  2. Nicolle Wallace:

    Glenn Youngkin worshipped at the altar of Donald Trump … Glenn Youngkin did not really put much distance between Glenn Youngkin and Donald Trump on the big lie or the deadly insurrection, so, I think that the real ominous thing, is that critical race theory, which is n’t real, turned the suburbs 15 points to the Trump-insurrection-endorsed Republican.

  3. Nancy Pelosi:

    Because of them, Congress was able to defeat the insurrection.

  4. Adam Kinzinger:

    Liz Cheney is saying exactly what House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the day of the insurrection. Liz Cheney has just consistently been saying it. A few weeks later House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy changed to attacking other people. I think what the reality is, as a party, we need to have an internal look and a full accounting as to what led to January 6, right now it is basically the Titanic. We're in the middle of this slow sink.

  5. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call:

    I think they're great people. January 6 was not an insurrection. I followed my constitutional responsibilities to object to an election that over … 1/3 of all the American population had questions about. I believe that was really what we were being called to do.

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    a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease
    • A. ultimo
    • B. unsealed
    • C. extroversive
    • D. epidemic

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