Noun Definition

upheaval

1.Definition: (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)

Related Noun(s):uplift, upthrow, upthrust

Category: General

2.Definition: a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally)

Related Noun(s):turbulence

Category: General

3.Definition: a violent disturbance

Related Noun(s):convulsion, turmoil

Category: General

4.Definition: disturbance usually in protest

Related Noun(s):excitement, turmoil, agitation, hullabaloo

Category: General