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Uprising vs. Rebellion

Difference Between Uprising and Rebellion

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Uprising

A popular revolt against a government or its policies; a rebellion.
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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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Uprising

The act or an instance of rising or rising up.
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Rebellion

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
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Uprising

A popular revolt that attempts to overthrow a government or its policies; an insurgency or insurrection.
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Rebellion

Open, armed, and organized resistance to a constituted government.
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Uprising

Present participle of uprise
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Rebellion

An instance of this.
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Uprising

Act of rising; also, a steep place; an ascent.
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Rebellion

Defiance toward an authority or established convention
An act of adolescent rebellion.
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Uprising

An insurrection; a popular revolt.
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Rebellion

An instance of this.
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Uprising

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

(uncountable) Armed resistance to an established government or ruler.
The government is doing its best to stop rebellion in the country.
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Rebellion

(countable) Defiance of authority or control; the act of rebelling.
Having a tattoo was Mathilda's personal rebellion against her parents.
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Rebellion

(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.
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Rebellion

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.
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Rebellion

Open resistance to, or defiance of, lawful authority.
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Rebellion

Refusal to accept some authority or code or convention;
Each generation must have its own rebellion
His body was in rebellion against fatigue
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Rebellion

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