Synonym: agitation, commotion, disquiet, disturbance, excitement, stir, tumult, turmoil. Antonym: rest. Similar words: unrelentingly, rest, wrest, forest, rest on, arrest, for the rest, restore. Meaning: [‚ʌn'rest] n. 1. a state of agitation or turbulent change or development 2. a feeling of restless agitation.
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1. There is growing unrest throughout the country.
2. The government failed to stifle the unrest.
3. There was widespread industrial unrest in the north.
4. As the unrest continued, the death toll rose .
5. The main impulse for the unrest came from extremist Muslims.
6. Fearful of continued unrest, the government imposed a state of emergency.
7. The real danger is civil unrest in the east of the country.
8. Police in riot gear were called in to quell the disturbances/unrest.
9. The labour unrest which swept the country last week has quietened down.
10. The regime was fatally weakened by the unrest and violence.
11. Community unrest is rapidly approaching the flashpoint.
12. There are growing signs of more broadly-based popular unrest.
13. Unrest has spilt over into areas outside the city.
14. The unrest erupted into revolution.
15. Troops eventually quelled the unrest.
16. The unrest rapidly deteriorated into civil war.
17. There's unrest in the air.
18. The unrest has roots in religious differences.
19. Domestic policy was soon overshadowed by political unrest abroad.
20. This issue is creating unrest on the backbenches.
21. Corruption and civil unrest had made the country ungovernable.
22. People are predicting civil unrest in the area.
23. The unrest could boil over into civil war.
24. Inequalities in wealth cause social unrest.
25. A period of unrest followed the president's resignation.
26. Many shops were looted during the unrest.
27. The protests were the biggest show of social unrest since the government came to power.
28. The security forces counter-attacked the following day and quelled the unrest.
29. Economic conditions may be responsible for the creation of social unrest.
30. Economic conditions may lie responsible for the creation of social unrest.
More similar words: unrelentingly, rest, wrest, forest, rest on, arrest, for the rest, restore, interest, restrict, interested, restitution, interesting, restoration, prestigious, restriction, lose interest, overestimate, extraterrestrial, prestidigitation, sun rose, unravel, genre, unrivaled, in return, in regard to, in return for, in relation to, nest, best.