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
Recent Examples of unrest from the Web
In Baltimore, the killing of the civil rights leader in Memphis, Tenn., on April 4, 1968, lead to unrest, protests and ultimately looting, fires and rioting that tore apart the city.
Aside from the racial unrest, the public looting and the self-immolation, the initial problem was that many people who could afford to leave Avondale started to move out.
Camp, who went to Bloomfield High School, said his teachers never discussed the unrest, or the killing that triggered it.
As thousands of Kentucky teachers rallied in defense of public education on Monday, a similar unrest was unfolding roughly 800 miles away.
The show of force comes amid growing unrest among public educators nationwide, led by thousands of West Virginia teachers who walked off the job for nine days earlier this year to secure a 5 percent pay raise.
While that particular bill didn’t address the sins of vulture capitalism, what’s clear is this: Despite a financial meltdown and populist unrest among the American electorate, Washington is still in total thrall to Wall Street.
Talk about a tangled, inequitable mess that is spreading through the teaching ranks, prompting anger and unrest among classroom teachers.
But, taken together, their stories explain much about our current age of unrest, and possibly also our way forward.
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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
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