Associations to the word «Insurrection»

Wiktionary

INSURRECTION, noun. A violent uprising of part or all of a national population against the government or other authority; a mutiny; a rebellion.

Dictionary definition

INSURRECTION, noun. Organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.