Synonyms of rebellion in English:

rebellion


See definition of rebellion

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