agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrest(noun)
a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
"the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"
a feeling of restless agitation
A state of trouble, confusion and turbulence, especially in a political context; a time of riots, demonstrations and protests.
Origin: From un- + rest.
want of rest or repose; unquietness; sleeplessness; uneasiness; disquietude
Unrest is a sociological phenomenon, for instance: ⁕Industrial unrest ⁕Labor unrest ⁕Rebellion ⁕Riot ⁕Civil unrest
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-rest′, n. want of rest: disquiet of mind or body.—adj. Unrest′ful.—n. Unrest′fulness.—adj. Unrest′ing, not resting.—adv. Unrest′ingly.—n. Unrest′ingness.
The numerical value of unrest in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of unrest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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For example, it is almost impossible to secure film insurance in Egypt because of the ongoing unrest.
Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.
Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life.
In the Suez Canal what we've seen consistently despite unrest that has occurred in Egypt ... (is) a Suez canal that is secure and properly administered.
There's no denying there's poverty, there's Ebola in western South Africa, there's religious unrest, there are a lot of trials and tribulations facing our continent and they do need to be dealt with.
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