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Webster 1913 Edition


Uprising

Up-ris′ing

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Noun.
1.
Act of rising; also, a steep place; an ascent.
“The steep uprising of the hill.”
Shak.
2.
An insurrection; a popular revolt.
J. P. Peters.

Webster 1828 Edition


Uprising

UPRI'SING

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ppr.
Rising; ascending.

UPRI'SING

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Noun.
The act of rising.
Thou knowest my down-sitting and mine uprising. Ps. 139.

Definition 2022


uprising

uprising

English

Noun

uprising (plural uprisings)

  1. A popular revolt that attempts to overthrow a government or its policies; an insurgency or insurrection.
    • 2013 June 7, Gary Younge, Hypocrisy lies at heart of Manning prosecution”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 18:
      WikiLeaks did not cause these uprisings but it certainly informed them. The dispatches revealed details of corruption and kleptocracy that many Tunisians suspected, but could not prove, and would cite as they took to the streets. They also exposed the blatant discrepancy between the west's professed values and actual foreign policies.

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Verb

uprising

  1. present participle of uprise

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