Associations to the word «Rebellion»


REBELLION, noun. (uncountable) Armed resistance to an established government or ruler.
REBELLION, noun. (countable) Defiance of authority or control; the act of rebelling.
REBELLION, noun. (countable) An organized, forceful subversion of the law of the land in an attempt to replace it with another form of government.

Dictionary definition

REBELLION, noun. Refusal to accept some authority or code or convention; "each generation must have its own rebellion"; "his body was in rebellion against fatigue".
REBELLION, noun. Organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another.

Wise words

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C. S. Lewis