Definitions for unrestʌnˈrɛst
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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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I fear it may spread because I don't know what may spark unrest.
When suspicion and hostility is allowed to fester it can erupt into unrest.
What our officers encountered during those first 17 days of unrest has forever changed policing.
For example, it is almost impossible to secure film insurance in Egypt because of the ongoing unrest.
The culprits placed a bomb under a chair at the checkpoint killing four people, this attack was to disrupt stir unrest.
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