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Textual thesaurus for "upheaval"

(noun) turmoil, hullabaloo, excitement, agitation

disturbance usually in protest


(noun) uplift, upthrow, upthrust

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


(noun) turmoil, convulsion

a violent disturbance

the convulsions of the stock market


(noun) Sturm und Drang, turbulence

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

the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence