from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An uneasy or troubled condition: social unrest.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A state of trouble, confusion and turbulence, especially in a political context; a time of riots, demonstrations and protests.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Want of rest or repose; unquietness; sleeplessness; uneasiness; disquietude.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Lack of rest or quietude, physical or mental.
- To disturb; deprive of rest.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a feeling of restless agitation
- n. a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
 The materials in which the term unrest is used in the sense indicated are in the popular discussions of social questions.
Yes we have 4 seats for all the post season games up through the World Series (should we make it again this year) and unrest is relentless!!!
Civil unrest is more a threat to this country with each passing day the Obama administration rams their agenda down our throats.
Practically, the risk to us of social unrest is too horrific to even consider.
This allows the US to take the high road and not give the current Iranian government the ability to state the unrest is due to US intervention and cause further hatred in the region.
The unrest is significant in a nation plagued by political instability, where no president has finished a full term since 1996.
Political analysts said the unrest is creating a political challenge for the Correa administration, especially as the military and police remain powerful political constituencies in the Andean nation.
Jose Jacome/European Pressphoto Agency Political analysts said the unrest is creating a political challenge for the Correa administration, especially as the military and police remain powerful political constituencies in the Andean nation.
Zhang Jianguo, a top official with the federation, said the reason for the current unrest is the huge income disparity in China.
Three years later, the country is still in unrest situation.