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
UNREST Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of unrest for Students
: a disturbed or uneasy state political unrest
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