a state of violent disturbance and disorder (as in politics or social conditions generally);
"the industrial revolution was a period of great turbulence"
a violent disturbance;
"the convulsions of the stock market"
(geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
disturbance usually in protest
- The French Revolution was a volcanic upheaval in European history.
- It was a terrible upheaval when his father died.
- I can't face the upheaval of moving house again.
- Many years ago, Johnson faced a major upheaval in his life.
- A drastic interest-rate cut this week coincided with stockmarket upheaval.
- Mass unemployment may lead to social upheaval.
- It was a violent political upheaval.
- The country has been thrown into an upheaval.
Unfamiliar with the current upheavals in the Roman Church.出自： A. T. Ellis
Soon will come a major upheaval in the form of war or revolution.出自： H. Carpenter
- disturbance 扰乱
- disorder 混乱
- earthquake 地震
- eruption 爆发
- explosion 爆炸
- faction 内讧
- turmoil 混乱
- confusion 惶惑
- cataclysm 大洪水
- commotion 骚动
- disruption 分裂
- mayhem 有意的破坏或暴行...
- upthrow 向上的投掷
- hullabaloo （尤指人的）持续的吵闹声...
- uplift 鼓舞
- agitation 激动
- Sturm und Drang (十八世纪德国文学上的)...
- convulsion 抽搐
- upthrust 向上一推
- excitement 激动
- turbulence 骚乱