[in-sur-juh ns] /ɪnˈsɜr dʒəns/
an act of rebellion; insurrection; revolt.
rebellion, uprising, or riot
1847; see insurgency + -ence.
[in-sur-juh n-see] /ɪnˈsɜr dʒən si/ noun, plural insurgencies for 4. 1. the state or condition of being . 2. insurrection against an existing government, usually one’s own, by a group not recognized as having the status of a belligerent. 3. rebellion within a group, as by members against leaders. 4. . n. 1803, from insurgent […]
[in-sur-juh nt] /ɪnˈsɜr dʒənt/ noun 1. a person who rises in forcible opposition to lawful authority, especially a person who engages in armed resistance to a government or to the execution of its laws; rebel. 2. a member of a section of a political party that revolts against the methods or policies of the party. […]
noun 1. the clause in an insurance policy setting forth the kind and degree of coverage granted by the insurer.
[in-ser-moun-tuh-buh l] /ˌɪn sərˈmaʊn tə bəl/ adjective 1. incapable of being surmounted, passed over, or overcome; insuperable: an insurmountable obstacle. /ˌɪnsəˈmaʊntəbəl/ adjective 1. incapable of being overcome; insuperable adj. 1690s, from in- (1) “not, opposite of” + surmountable (see surmount). Related: Insurmountably.