Synonyms & Antonyms : Rebellion





Rebellion



( Noun )


The first
rebellion against the dictator moved all of us.

Synonyms:

Sedition

Insurgence

Disobedience

Heresy

Mutiny

Uprising

Insurrection

Revolt

Contextual Examples:

In the army the punishment for
sedition is death.

The first
mutiny in the Indian army took place in 1857 at Meerut.

Any
uprising against his regime was suppressed ruthlessly by President Saddam Hussein.

The Tamils have been charged of
insurrection by the Government of Sri Lanka.

Only the President can grant pardon to a person who
revolts against the Government.



Antonyms:

Loyalty

Patriotism

Devotion

Faithfulness

Nationalism

Toadyism

Contextual Examples:

Anti-defection Bill provides for
loyalty by members to the party which sponsored them for election.

Extreme form of
patriotism is despised by right thinking people as something obstructing the growth of internationalism.

Devotion to one’s duty is always rewarded one way or the other.

His
faithfulness to his country is beyond any doubt.

Nationalism is welcome only so long as it does not contradict internationalism.

Toadyism stands for toeing the line of your boss blindly without regard to the merit or demerit of an action.


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