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Rebellion vs. Subversion

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Rebellionnoun

(uncountable) Armed resistance to an established government or ruler.

‘The government is doing its best to stop rebellion in the country.’;

Subversionnoun

The act of subverting or the condition of being subverted.

Rebellionnoun

(countable) Defiance of authority or control; the act of rebelling.

‘Having a tattoo was Mathilda's personal rebellion against her parents.’;

Subversionnoun

A systematic attempt to overthrow a government by working from within; undermining.

Rebellionnoun

(countable) An organized, forceful subversion of the law of the land in an attempt to replace it with another form of government.

‘The army general led a successful rebellion and became president of the country.’;

Subversionnoun

A revision considered more similar to preceding subversions than a revision deemed a new "version" is to preceding versions.

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Rebellionnoun

The act of rebelling; open and avowed renunciation of the authority of the government to which one owes obedience, and resistance to its officers and laws, either by levying war, or by aiding others to do so; an organized uprising of subjects for the purpose of coercing or overthrowing their lawful ruler or government by force; revolt; insurrection.

‘No sooner is the standard of rebellion displayed than men of desperate principles resort to it.’;

Subversionnoun

The act of overturning, or the state of being overturned; entire overthrow; an overthrow from the foundation; utter ruin; destruction; as, the subversion of a government; the subversion of despotic power; the subversion of the constitution.

‘The subversion [by a storm] of woods and timber . . . through my whole estate.’; ‘Laws have been often abused to the oppression and subversion of that order they were intended to preserve.’;

Rebellionnoun

Open resistance to, or defiance of, lawful authority.

Subversionnoun

destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity;

‘corruption of a minor’; ‘the big city's subversion of rural innocence’;

Rebellionnoun

refusal to accept some authority or code or convention;

‘each generation must have its own rebellion’; ‘his body was in rebellion against fatigue’;

Subversionnoun

the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government

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Rebellionnoun

organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

Subversion

Subversion (from the Latin word subvertere, 'overthrow') refers to a process by which the values and principles of a system in place are contradicted or reversed in an attempt to transform the established social order and its structures of power, authority, hierarchy, and social norms. Subversion can be described as an attack on the public morale and, "the will to resist intervention are the products of combined political and social or class loyalties which are usually attached to national symbols.

Rebellionnoun

an act of armed resistance to an established government or leader

‘the authorities put down a rebellion by landless colonials’; ‘the Bretons rose in rebellion against the King’;

Rebellionnoun

the action or process of resisting authority, control, or convention

‘an act of teenage rebellion’;

Rebellion

Rebellion, uprising, or insurrection is a refusal of obedience or order. It refers to the open resistance against the orders of an established authority.A rebellion originates from a sentiment of indignation and disapproval of a situation and then manifests itself by the refusal to submit or to obey the authority responsible for this situation.

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