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Synonyms for unrest
ʌnˈrɛstun·rest

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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. 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.

  2. Stella Chryssoulaki:

    It is a period of great unrest for Athenian society, a period where aristocrats, nobles, are battling with each other for power.

  3. Kristalina Georgieva:

    What is the risk? Social unrest. You can call it a lost decade. It may be a lost generation.

  4. The Economist:

    What is important is that the government sticks with the plan and manages the unrest as best they can while focusing on the bigger picture, austerity does not happen without pain.

  5. Frank Xie:

    Many people lost their lifetime savings because of this and [ if ] more incidences like this takes place, and [ if ] a bank run is met with a government crackdown, social unrest will be the only end result.


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