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noun [singular/uncountable]     uproar pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    angry public criticism of something

    Mr Stone’s latest film has caused an uproar.

    be in uproar about/over something:

    The whole country is in uproar over the recent assassination attempt.

  2. 2
    a lot of very loud noise, made especially by people shouting

    After the verdict, the whole courtroom was in an uproar.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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