Definitions for unrestʌnˈrɛst

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. lack of rest; uneasiness.

  2. disturbance or turmoil; agitation:

    political unrest.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest(noun)

    a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

    "the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"

  2. unrest(noun)

    a feeling of restless agitation

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. unrest(noun)ʌnˈrɛst

    violence involving people who are protesting about sth

    political unrest


  1. unrest(Noun)

    A state of trouble, confusion and turbulence, especially in a political context; a time of riots, demonstrations and protests.

  2. Origin: From un- + rest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unrest(noun)

    want of rest or repose; unquietness; sleeplessness; uneasiness; disquietude


  1. Unrest

    Unrest is a sociological phenomenon, for instance: ⁕Industrial unrest ⁕Labor unrest ⁕Rebellion ⁕Riot ⁕Civil unrest

Anagrams of unrest

  1. tuners

Translations for unrest

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a state of trouble or discontent, especially among a group of people

political unrest.

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