Examples of uproar in a Sentence
There was a lot of public uproar over the proposed jail.
There have been uproars in the past over similar proposals.
The proposal caused an uproar.
The town was in an uproar over the proposal to build a jail.
Recent Examples of uproar from the Web
The commission took down the post after an uproar among traditional medicine enthusiasts.
Spotify's new policy caused an uproar among fans and Kendrick Lamar, who threatened to pull his music after Spotify announced its new rules.
This has caused uproar among animal rights activists, including Claire Dearing (Howard), now head of the Dinosaur Protection Group, who are calling on Congress to intervene to save these creatures from a fiery death.
The question came amid Internet uproar that refs were making wrong calls and siding with the Warriors, especially after one play where LeBron James was tripped.
The separation between the two groups comes as the Boy Scouts has evolved on several issues, including allowing gays and transgender people into the organization, which has caused an uproar among some religious groups with ties to Scouting.
An uproar began in late 2012 over Tracy’s conspiracy theory blog.
Last month, it was revealed that the personal information of more than 87 million Facebook users was shared with data mining and political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica, sparking uproar among the public and lawmakers alike.
Credit Suisse’s remuneration plan for 2016 had caused uproar among shareholders last year.
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UPROAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of uproar for English Language Learners
: a situation in which many people are upset, angry, or disturbed by something
UPROAR Defined for Kids
Definition of uproar for Students
- Now the dining room was in an uproar … as the men jumped to their feet in confusion.
- —Judith Berry Griffin, Phoebe the Spy
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