noun, plural in·sur·gen·cies for 4.
Origin of insurgency
Related Words for insurgencyinsurrection, dissent, revolt, revolution, mutiny, uprising, disobedience, insubordination, schism, rising, defiance, heresy, nonconformity, insurgence, apostasy, sedition
Examples from the Web for insurgency
Contemporary Examples of insurgency
Rather, the revolution was brought there by certain elements of the insurgency.Is Obama Done Playing Footsie With Assad?
November 17, 2014
You are not trying to create an insurgency, after all, you are trying to stop one.The CIA’s Wrong: Arming Rebels Works
October 19, 2014
But if Kobani falls it could well end up re-igniting the 30-year long Kurdish insurgency inside Turkey.Kobani Still Stands Against ISIS and All Odds. But for How Long?
October 12, 2014
And he is said to be luring more young Muslims from his home region in the Pankisi Gorge to join his insurgency forces.ISIS Is Putin’s Problem, Too, and This Chechen Is One Reason Why.
September 29, 2014
Even then, before the ISIS crisis, Mosul was a dangerous, disputed city with an insurgency movement.Fighting Back With Faith: Inside the Yezidis’ Iraqi Temple
August 21, 2014
Historical Examples of insurgency
"Annette is here," said Tinman, who had been showing Etna's tokens of insurgency.The Short Works of George Meredith
One could easily imagine it to be a congress of crows exorcised over an insurgency move and demanding the previous question.
Mr Barrett—I think there have been some references to progressiveness and insurgency.
Their father had been a stalwart before them in Iowa, where Cummins had created so much commotion with his insurgency.The Conquest
The people of Virginia were most anxious to get rid of a band of malefactors guilty of insurgency, conspiracy, and rebellion.Thomas Jefferson