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insurgence

[in-sur-juh ns] /ɪnˈsɜr dʒəns/
noun
1.
an act of rebellion; insurrection; revolt.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; insurg(ent) + -ence
Can be confused
insurgence, insurgency.
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Examples for insurgence
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for insurgence

insurgence

/ɪnˈsɜːdʒəns/
noun
1.
rebellion, uprising, or riot
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Word Origin and History for insurgence
n.

1847; see insurgency + -ence.

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