Re: A bit harsh?
a forcible overthrow of a government or social order, in favour of a new system.
"the country has had a socialist revolution"
synonyms: rebellion, revolt, insurrection, mutiny, uprising, riot, rioting, rising, insurgence, insurgency, coup, overthrow, seizure of power, regime change; More
(in Marxism) the class struggle which is expected to lead to political change and the triumph of communism.
noun: Revolution; noun: the Revolution
"when I grew up it was the Marxism that was very strong, it was like the revolution was coming next week"
a dramatic and wide-reaching change in conditions, attitudes, or operation.
"marketing underwent a revolution"
synonyms: dramatic change, radical change, drastic/radical alteration, complete shift, sea change, metamorphosis, transformation, conversion, innovation, breakaway; More
an instance of revolving.
"one revolution a second"
synonyms: single turn, turn, rotation, circle, whirl, twirl, spin, wheel, roll, round, cycle, circuit, lap More