Unrest

usgb/ʌnˈrest/Volume
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Used to describe general dissatisfaction in a group, often leading to protests or strikes. SlideThe labor reforms caused widespread unrest among the workers.
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Often linked with government actions, policies or political events that people oppose. SlideThe scandal triggered political unrest and calls for reform.
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Can range from mild unease to severe rioting; context indicates the severity. SlideThe new law sparked mild unrest in some cities.