insurgence

[ in-sur-juhns ]
/ ɪnˈsɜr dʒəns /

noun

an act of rebellion; insurrection; revolt.

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Origin of insurgence

First recorded in 1840–50; insurg(ent) + -ence

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH insurgence

insurgence , insurgency
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Example sentences from the Web for insurgence

  • She struggled to control an insurgence of emotions that rose out of the deeps of her being.

    Marriage|H. G. Wells

British Dictionary definitions for insurgence

insurgence
/ (ɪnˈsɜːdʒəns) /

noun

rebellion, uprising, or riot
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