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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Dutch
Origin: oproer, from op 'up' + roer 'movement'; influenced by English roar

uproar

noun
     
up‧roar [singular, uncountable]
a lot of noise or angry protest about something
be in (an) uproar
The house was in an uproar, with babies crying and people shouting.

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