ground swell

Primary Meanings of ground swell

1.
n
a broad and deep undulation of the ocean
2.
n
an obvious change of public opinion or political sentiment that occurs without leadership or overt expression
Full Definitions of ground swell
1

n a broad and deep undulation of the ocean

Synonyms:
heavy swell
Type of:
crestless wave, swell
the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
2

n an obvious change of public opinion or political sentiment that occurs without leadership or overt expression

“there was a ground swell of antiwar sentiment”
Type of:
transition
a change from one place or state or subject or stage to another

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