Simple Definition of unrest
: a situation in which many of the people in a country are angry and hold protests or act violently
Full Definition of unrest
: a disturbed or uneasy state : turmoil
Examples of unrest in a sentence
The country has experienced years of civil unrest.
<unrest gripped the city as the people nervously awaited the expected bombardment>
First Known Use of unrest
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UNREST Defined for Kids
Definition of unrest for Students
: a disturbed or uneasy state <political unrest>
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