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rebellion

 
Noun rebellion has 2 senses
  1. rebellion - refusal to accept some authority or code or convention; "each generation must have its own rebellion"; "his body was in rebellion against fatigue"
    --1 is a kind of
    resistance
    Derived form: verb rebel2
  2. rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising - organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    --2 is a kind of conflict, struggle, battle
    --2 has particulars:
     insurgency, insurgence; intifada, intifadah; mutiny; Peasant's Revolt, Great Revolt; Indian Mutiny, Sepoy Mutiny
    Derived form: verb rebel1
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