Associations to the word «Upheaval»


UPHEAVAL, noun. The process of being heaved upward, especially the raising of part of the earth's crust.
UPHEAVAL, noun. A sudden violent upset, disruption or convulsion.

Dictionary definition

UPHEAVAL, noun. A state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally); "the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence".
UPHEAVAL, noun. A violent disturbance; "the convulsions of the stock market".
UPHEAVAL, noun. (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building).
UPHEAVAL, noun. Disturbance usually in protest.

Wise words

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
Alfred Lord Tennyson