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1. unrest

noun. ['ənˈrɛst'] a state of agitation or turbulent change or development.

Synonyms

  • fermentation
  • ferment
  • tempestuousness
  • Sturm und Drang
  • upheaval
  • agitation

Antonyms

  • fall
  • serenity
  • assuredness
  • composure

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Words that Rhyme with Unrest

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  • dispossessed
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  • repossessed
  • reinvest
  • progressed
  • northwest
  • indigest
  • expressed
  • distressed
  • compressed
  • undressed
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  • suppressed
  • suggest
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  • request
  • repressed
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  • penwest
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How do you pronounce unrest?

Pronounce unrest as ənˈrɛst.

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Example sentences of the word unrest


1. Noun, singular or mass
“We forget that we’ve never been through a pandemic and global unrest — and murder hornets!

2. Adjective, superlative
The Crusades also generated unrest in Europe.

Quotes containing the word unrest


1. Unrest of spirit is a mark of life.
- Karl A. Menninger

2. Peace is not a result inside us from everything around us. Peace is not submissive nor passive. On the contrary, peace is an overwhelming force which comes from within us, disrespectful of everything around us, a firm coalition of spirit and soul standing against all the unrest that abounds.
- C. JoyBell C.

3. Crises marked by anxiety, doubt, and despair have always been those periods of personal unrest that occur at the times when a man is sufficiently unsettled to have an opportunity for personal growth. We must always see our own feelings of uneasiness as being our chance for "making the growth choice rather than the fear choice.
- Sheldon B. Kopp, If You Meet the Buddha on the Road, Kill Him: The Pilgrimage Of Psychotherapy Patients

2. unrest

noun. ['ənˈrɛst'] a feeling of restless agitation.

Antonyms

  • order
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