Related formsun·rest·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for unrest
Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione asked residents to remain calm, amid fears of unrest.
We saw how such provocative actions only inflamed passions and escalated the unrest.Awaiting the Grand Jury, Dread in Ferguson and America|Gene Robinson|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is also overwhelmingly pro-regime, and since the start of Syrian unrest the region has become a hotbed of pro-Assad activity.
Beginning in 2005, Marf Zamua began to document Late Bronze Age and Iron Age sites that were revealed during a period of unrest.Iraq’s Long-Lost Mythical Temple Has Been Found…and Is In Danger of Disappearing Again|Nina Strochlic|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Russia denies Ukrainian and Western claims that it is fomenting pro-Russian unrest in eastern Ukraine.Deadly Shootout in Ukraine Raises Fears of Russian Invasion|Jamie Dettmer|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He found a deserted house, but its solitude was too noisy for his unrest.The Half-Hearted|John Buchan
Degrees of unrest we felt, but the actual thing did not disclose itself.Incredible Adventures|Algernon Blackwood
And, as everybody knows, spring is a time that stirs boys and young men to unrest.Injun and Whitey to the Rescue|William S. Hart
Not until much later, at a time of unrest in Japan in 1467, was there any peace from the Japanese pirates.A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]|Wolfram Eberhard
North of Scinde a vast region of unrest lay simmering in strife.Sir Charles Napier|Sir William Francis Butler