V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a government, organization, or leadership
Synonyms: rebellion, revolt, uprising
Tips: An insurgency essentially aims to take power away from those in control. One often hears this term on the news during times of war. An insurgent is a rebel, someone involved in the insurgency.
Many businesses are afraid to invest in the country while the rebel insurgency is underway. (rebellion, uprising)
An employee insurgency aimed at ousting executive management erupted when the management announced another pay freeze. (revolt, uprising)
The guards were finally able to contain the insurgency among prisoners, after several hours of fighting. (revolt, uprising)
The government is growing increasingly concerned about the escalating insurgency in that country. (revolt, uprising)
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