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
While his arrest wasn’t surprising, said Grigoryeva, the effect of the uproar in response was.
Everyone from beauty bloggers like Jeffree Star and James Charles, to die-hard Kylie stans are in an uproar over the insanely high price tag.
The state and local tax deduction was one of the earliest deductions that Republicans announced would be eliminated, and the uproar was swift.
But supporters say this uproar is just Hillary loyalists letting their hatred of Bernie blind them to the fact that this convention IS actually centering on women of color.
Gab deleted the post, creating an uproar among Gab users who expected the company to take a strong stand for free speech.
The uproar was immediate, lasting, and very British.
The uproar is over the fact that his football timeline of playing week one will be missed.
Pizza precedent Papa John’s CEO John Schnatter resigned last week due to the uproar over his claim that national-anthem protests have hurt the sales of the NFL’s official pizza.
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Origin and Etymology of uproar
First Known Use: 1526See Words from the same year
Synonymsado, alarums and excursions, ballyhoo, blather, bluster, bobbery, bother, bustle, clatter, clutter [chiefly dialect], coil, corroboree [Australian], disturbance, do [chiefly dialect], foofaraw, fun, furor, furore, fuss, helter-skelter, hoo-ha (also hoo-hah), hoopla, hubble-bubble, hubbub, hullabaloo, hurly, hurly-burly, hurricane, hurry, hurry-scurry (or hurry-skurry), kerfuffle [chiefly British], moil, pandemonium, pother, row, ruckus, ruction, rumpus, shindy, splore [Scottish], squall, stew, stir, storm, to-do, tumult, turmoil, commotion, welter, whirl, williwaw, zoo
Related Wordscacophony, clamor, din, howl, hue and cry, noise, outcry, racket, roar; disorder, unrest, upheaval; eruption, flare-up, flurry, flutter, outbreak, outburst; brawl, fracas, fray, hassle, melee (also mêlée), scuffle; dither, fever, fret, lather, tizzy
Near Antonymscalm, hush, peace, quiet, quietude, rest, stillness, tranquillity (or tranquility); order, orderliness
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