a confused reversal of things; overthrow; upset; turmoil
Origin of bouleversementFrench
- A violent uproar; a tumult.
- A reversal.
Origin of bouleversementFrench, from Old French bouleverser, to overturn : boule, ball (from Latin bulla) + verser, to overturn (from Old French, from Latin vers&amacron;re, frequentative of vertere, to turn; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots).
- Complete overthrow; reversal; turmoil