Synonyms of rebellion in English:

rebellion


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noun

1‘troops were sent into the area to suppress the rebellion’

SYNONYMS
uprising, revolt, insurrection, mutiny, revolution, insurgence, insurgency, rising, rioting, riot
civil disobedience, civil disorder, unrest, anarchy, fighting in the streets
coup, regime change
coup d'état, jacquerie
putsch

2‘in the 1950s and 60s listening to rock'n'roll was an act of rebellion’

SYNONYMS
defiance, disobedience, rebelliousness, insubordination, mutinousness, subversion, subversiveness, resistance, dissent, nonconformity
heresy, apostasy, schism, recusancy
archaic contumacy
ANTONYMS

obedience