insurgence insurgence

Definition(s):

  • (n) an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict

Usage(s):

  1. This is a story of noble insurgence against noble fidelity, and of the ways love may find its fulfillment only in death.
  2. Amid war, peace, poverty, affluence, radicals, demagogues, criticism, praise, sit-ins, freakouts, insurgence, resurgence, hope and despair, he somehow survived his 193rd year.
  3. This is a story of noble insurgence against noble fidelity, and of the ways love may find its fulfillment only in death.

News

  • NYSC Renovating Gyms to Keep Up with Niche Industry

    Town Sports International -owned New York Sports Clubs is in the process of renovating its existing city locations by removing bulky weight-lifting equipment and adding CrossFit -like training areas – a move that reflects its struggle to compete with the insurgence of a niche fitness industry. Crain’s reported that so far 22 of the chain’s 39 Manhattan Read More
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

Quotes

  1. "The escalation in the conflict, following the insurgence by Israeli ground forces, underlines the absolute importance of bringing about an effective diplomatic solution," Mr Rudd said. "It is critical, therefore, for Israel to meet its...
    on Jan 5, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Courier Mail

  2. "Once again, we invite those who are deceived by aliens (foreigners) and are standing against their nation, to stop insurgence and violence and come and continue peaceful life," Karzai said in an address.
    on Apr 29, 2007 By: Hamid Karzai Source: Times of India

  3. Roy Chaderton, Venezuela's former Foreign Minister who had been in charge of Venezuela's effort to win the UN seat, said, "We're happy with this outcome at the UN, which marks the start of a worldwide insurgence against the forceful diplomacy of US,...
    on Nov 2, 2006 By: Roy Chaderton Source: Venezuelanalysis.com

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