Definitions for unrestʌnˈrɛst

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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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  1. Unrest

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kodwo Amissah Benyi:

    I fear it may spread because I don't know what may spark unrest.

  2. Attorney General Loretta Lynch:

    When suspicion and hostility is allowed to fester it can erupt into unrest.

  3. The St. Louis Police Department:

    What our officers encountered during those first 17 days of unrest has forever changed policing.

  4. Margaret Cone:

    For example, it is almost impossible to secure film insurance in Egypt because of the ongoing unrest.

  5. Tanongsak Wansupha:

    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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