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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