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Insurrection

Meaning: Refers to someone who is a rebellion, uprising or a situation which is a revolt against authority

Feb 5, 2013 15:00 IST
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Insurrection: Noun

Pronunciation: In-suh’-REK-shuh’ n

Difficulty Level: Medium

Meaning: Refers to someone who is a rebellion, uprising or a situation which is a revolt against authority

Usage/Example:

  1. Mahatma Gandhi's popular insurrection against the British broke the British empire.
  2. It was his insurrection that led to his win in the elections.

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