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Webster 1913 Edition


Uproar

Up′roar

(ŭp′rōrˊ)
,
Noun.
[D.
oproer
; akin to G.
aufruhr
, Dan.
oprör
, Sw.
uppror
; D.
op
up +
roeren
to stir; akin to AS.
hrēran
to stir,
hrōr
stirring, active, G.
rühren
to stir, OHG.
ruoren
, Icel.
hræra
, Dan.
röre
, Sw.
röra
. Cf.
Rearmouse
.]
[In verse, sometimes accented on the second syllable.]
Great tumult; violent disturbance and noise; noisy confusion; bustle and clamor.
But the Jews which believed not, . . . set all the city on an
uproar
.
Acts xvii. 5.

Up-roar′

,
Verb.
T.
To throw into uproar or confusion.
[Obs.]
Uproar the universal peace.”
Shak.

Up-roar′

,
Verb.
I.
To make an uproar.
[R.]
Carlyle.

Webster 1828 Edition


Uproar

UP'ROAR

, n.
Great tumult; violent disturbance and noise; bustle and clamor.
The Jews who believed not - set all the city in an uproar. Act. 17.
Horror thus prevail'd, and wild uproar.

Definition 2022


uproar

uproar

English

Noun

uproar (countable and uncountable, plural uproars)

  1. tumultuous, noisy excitement
  2. loud confused noise, especially when coming from several sources

Synonyms

  • See also Wikisaurus:commotion

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

uproar (third-person singular simple present uproars, present participle uproaring, simple past and past participle uproared)

  1. (transitive) To throw into uproar or confusion.
    • Shakespeare
      Uproar the universal peace.

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