rebellion

Part of speech: noun

The act of rebelling; organized resistance to government or authority.

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Usage examples "rebellion":

  1. Ireland, affairs of; connection with France; rebellion in. - "The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860", Charles Duke Yonge.
  2. But believe me, there is no thought of rebellion. - "Salute to Adventurers", John Buchan.
  3. Once, however, they pushed him too far, and he was driven to rebellion. - "Confessions and Criticisms", Julian Hawthorne.