unrest

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noun un·rest \ˌən-ˈrest\

Definition of unrest

  1. :  a disturbed or uneasy state :  turmoil

Examples of unrest in a sentence

  1. The country has experienced years of civil unrest.

  2. <unrest gripped the city as the people nervously awaited the expected bombardment>

14th Century

First Known Use of unrest

14th century


UNREST Defined for English Language Learners

unrest

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noun un·rest \ˌən-ˈrest\

Definition of unrest for English Language Learners

  • : a situation in which many of the people in a country are angry and hold protests or act violently


UNREST Defined for Kids

unrest

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noun un·rest \ˌən-ˈrest\

Definition of unrest for Students

  1. :  a disturbed or uneasy state <political unrest>



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