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Synonyms for unrest
ʌnˈrɛst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. agitation, ferment, fermentation, tempestuousness, unrestnoun

    a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

    "the political ferment produced new leadership"; "social unrest"

    Synonyms:
    agitation, excitement, zymolysis, fermenting, ferment, fermentation, hullabaloo, zymosis, tempestuousness, upheaval, turmoil

  2. unrestnoun

    a feeling of restless agitation

    Synonyms:
    agitation, tempestuousness, ferment, fermentation

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  1. unrestnoun

    Synonyms:
    unquietness, restlessness, uneasiness, disquietude, inquietude

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How to use unrest in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Frankel:

    Yesterday's sell-up was in a vacuum. There is still a sell bias and the unrest around Syria and Russia are also weighing.

  2. Josef Woodman:

    I believe, as with social and political unrest in Thailand ... a temporary drop in tourism and medical tourism may be experienced, usually with a rapid recovery to normal levels.

  3. Nobel Committee:

    The quartet was formed in the summer of 2013 when the democratization process was in danger of collapsing as a result of political assassinations and widespread social unrest, it established an alternative, peaceful political process at a time when the country was on the brink of civil war. It was thus instrumental in enabling Tunisia, in the space of a few years, to establish a constitutional system of government guaranteeing fundamental rights for the entire population, irrespective of gender, political conviction or religious belief.

  4. Attorney General Bill Barr:

    Some people would probably disagree with what I told him, but I did lay a lot of it on gang activity, my basic take was that this was not civil unrest or the product of some festering injustice. This was gang activity, basically opportunistic.

  5. Kevin McKay:

    Since 2018, it's been a march to kind of put life back together, we've had Covid now, and there's social discourse and unrest all over the nation. And then the fire comes back and just there's a bunch of anxiety I didn't realize was there.

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