US: /ənˈɹɛst/
UK: /ʌnɹˈɛst/

English Vietnamese dictionary

unrest /' n'rest/
  • danh từ
    • tình trạng không yên ổn, tình trạng náo động
      • public unrest: tình trạng náo động trong dân chúng
    • sự không yên tâm, sự băn khoăn, sự lo âu

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
[U] a political situation in which people are angry and likely to protest or fight: industrial / civil / social / political / popular unrest + There is growing unrest in the south of the country.

Thesaurus dictionary

disquiet, uneasiness, distress, anxiety, anxiousness, nervousness, anguish, unease, worry, concern, agitation, turmoil, disturbance, trouble, strife, agony:
The proximity of the huge army on our borders caused considerable unrest among the populace.

Collocation dictionary


great, serious | violent | widespread
There was widespread industrial unrest in the north.
| popular | growing, mounting | fresh, further, renewed
The murder of a boy by police sparked renewed unrest in the occupied zone.
| agrarian, civil, ethnic, industrial, labour, political, rural, social | peasant, student


period, wave
The increase in fees sparked a new wave of student unrest.


cause, spark (off), stir up | crush, deal with, put down, quell
The government's attempts to crush serious popular unrest led to civil war.


during (the) ~
Many shops were looted during the unrest.
| ~ over
growing unrest over pay levels

Concise English dictionary

+a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
+a feeling of restless agitation