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Revolt meaning

revolt - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; " The pornographic pictures sickened us"
  2. 2. fill with distaste; " This spoilt food disgusts me"
  3. 3. To turn away; to abandon or reject something; specifically, to turn away, or shrink, with abhorrence.
  4. 4. Hence, to be faithless; to desert one party or leader for another; especially, to renounce allegiance or subjection; to rise against a government; to rebel.
  5. 5. To cause to turn back; to roll or drive back; to put to flight.
  6. 6. To do violence to; to cause to turn away or shrink with abhorrence; to shock; as, to revolt the feelings.
  7. 7. The act of revolting; an uprising against legitimate authority; especially, a renunciation of allegiance and subjection to a government; rebellion; as, the revolt of a province of the Roman empire.
  8. 8. A revolter.
  9. 9. To be disgusted, shocked, or grossly offended; hence, to feel nausea; - with at; as, the stomach revolts at such food; his nature revolts at cruelty.
  10. 10. A rebellion; insurrection; mutiny.
  11. 11. To renounce allegiance; rebel; be shocked.

revolt - examples of usage

  1. Even as I thought of it, a revolt rose in me. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  2. But there is a strong impulse in me to revolt against allowing myself to seem to accept a false statement or opinion that I do not really hold. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  3. A kind of vague revolt rose in him, that it should ever be called again to her eyes- more, that it should come so soon. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
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