Definition of ruption in English:

ruption

noun

  • A disturbance, a commotion. In early use also as a mass noun: unrest.

Origin

Late 15th century. From classical Latin ruptiōn-, ruptiō action of damaging (a thing) physically by breaking or in any other way (2nd cent. a.d.), in post-classical Latin also bursting (of a blood vessel), breach of agreement from rupt-, past participial stem of rumpere to break + -iō.

Pronunciation

ruption

/ˈrʌpʃn/