Upheaval in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Upheaval

an abrupt disruption or change

Examples of Upheaval in a sentence

The sudden closing of the interstate exit is going to be an upheaval for local residents.  🔊

When the rebels tried to remove the dictator from power, their actions created an upheaval that left the country in chaos.  🔊

The upheaval caused by the unexpected closing of the discount store left many workers without salaries to feed their families.  🔊

While the new highway lanes are being built, the upheaval is sure to make rush hour traffic worse than it normally is.  🔊

The arrival of our newborn was a source of upheaval for our spoiled pooch.  🔊

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