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Definition of "insurgence" [in•sur•gence]

  • The action or an instance of rebellion; an insurrection. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "insurgence" in a sentence
  • "Though a counter-culture insurgence is brewing below America's surface, why can't we take a moment to pause and focus on creating universal opportunity for all Americans, eliminating the digital divide that currently exists along social and economic lines in our country, and helping all our people learn how to harness the power of the Internet to transform their lives?"
  • "When the Che’s of the world find and interact with each other – public opinion insurgence is but moments away."
  • "Another eight described as insurgence were killed when they fired on the convoy."