an act of rebellion; insurrection; revolt.

1840–50; insurg(ent) + -ence

insurgence, insurgency. Unabridged
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insurgence (ɪnˈsɜːdʒəns)
rebellion, uprising, or riot

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Example sentences
In a sense, each debauchery is a private though short-lived insurgence from the static conditions of his society.
Enemy strength continues to increase with the insurgence of newly conscripted personnel.
The insurgence of economic activity has raised the cost of housing.
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