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groundswell definition

  • noun:
    • a-sudden gathering of power, at the time of public opinion: a groundswell of antiwar belief.
    • an easy deep undulation regarding the sea, usually caused by a distant storm or an earthquake.
    • an easy undulation regarding the available ocean, usually as the result of a distant disruption
    • A broadly-based shifting of public opinion
    • an extensive, deep swell or undulation of sea, due to a long continued gale, and believed also at a remote distance after the gale features ceased.
    • A long, deep revolution when you look at the ocean, occasionally due to distant winds or storms.
    • A rising belief of assistance or passion, especially among the list of public.
    • See under Ground.
    • An obsolete variant of groundsel.
    • a diverse, deep swell or rolling associated with the ocean, occasioned by a distant violent storm or hefty gale, and sometimes also by distant seismic disruptions: sometimes used figuratively of a rolling surface of nation, also of a rising revolution of sound or of feeling.
    • a broad and deep undulation of ocean
    • an obvious change of public opinion or political sentiment that develops without management or overt phrase
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