un rest

unrest

[uhn-rest]
noun
1.
lack of rest; a restless, troubled, or uneasy state; disquiet: the unrest within himself.
2.
disturbance or turmoil; agitation: political unrest.

Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; see un-1, rest1

unresting, adjective


2. ferment, discord, turbulence.
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unrest (ʌnˈrɛst)
 
n
1.  a troubled or rebellious state of discontent
2.  an uneasy or troubled state

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unrest
mid-14c., from un- (2) + rest. Cf. W.Fris. onrest, M.L.G. unreste, Ger. unrast, M.Du. onruste.
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