What does uproar mean?

Definitions for uproar
ˈʌpˌrɔr, -ˌroʊrup·roar

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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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uproar

    up′rōr, n. noise and tumult: bustle and clamour.—v.t. Uproar′ (Shak.), to throw into uproar or confusion.—v.i. to make an uproar.—adj. Uproar′ious, making or accompanied by great uproar.—adv. Uproar′iously.—n. Uproar′iousness, the state of being uproarious, noisy, or riotous. [Dut. oproer, from op, up, and roeren (Ger. rühren, A.S. hréran), to stir; the form due to confusion with roar.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uproar in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uproar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of uproar in a Sentence

  1. Kana Sasakura:

    There will be a public uproar if the prosecutors decide not to prosecute Carlos Ghosn.

  2. Ilhan Omar:

    You might have noticed how when he said go back to where you came from there was an uproar through all of our communities, because every single person who is brown or black, at some point in their life in this country, heard that.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Quentin Tarantino:

    We’ve been talking about it ad nauseum and I feel bad because Uma Thurman has been doing a Broadway play, at the same time. The whole weekend, we’ve been talking. The uproar that happened against me, Uma Thurman was not prepared for. We have a long complicated history. We have been dealing with it for 22 years.

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