Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Commotion; tumult; insurrection. Sir J. Cheke, The Hurt of Sedition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Insurrection; commotion; disturbance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete commotion; disturbance, tumult
  • verb disturb, cause a commotion, stir up

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From up- +‎ stir

Examples

  • Needless to say, this has caused quite an upstir with people speculating if the ISP is violating swedish law by doing so, or at least breaking the signed agreement of delivering full access to the internet to their customers.

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  • The one solace of this vexatious upstir was the application of Artemas Ward for relief from command in Massachusetts.

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  • The one solace of this vexatious upstir was the application of Artemas Ward for relief from command in Massachusetts.

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  • The one solace of this vexatious upstir was the application of Artemas Ward for relief from command in Massachusetts.

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  • More immediately, so far as Washington was involved, the upstir caught at Redstone the expedition he was sending to “seat” his Kanawha lands.

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  • More immediately, so far as Washington was involved, the upstir caught at Redstone the expedition he was sending to “seat” his Kanawha lands.

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  • The one solace of this vexatious upstir was the application of Artemas Ward for relief from command in Massachusetts.

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  • More immediately, so far as Washington was involved, the upstir caught at Redstone the expedition he was sending to “seat” his Kanawha lands.

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  • More immediately, so far as Washington was involved, the upstir caught at Redstone the expedition he was sending to “seat” his Kanawha lands.

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  • A garden-party was to take place, and knowing the jay's terror of any unusual noise or upstir, I carried his cage to a quiet room where I hoped he would be quite happy and hear nothing.

    Wild Nature Won By Kindness

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