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Synonyms for unrest

Synonyms for unrest

a state of uneasiness and usually resentment brewing to an eventual explosion

Synonyms for unrest

a state of agitation or turbulent change or development

a feeling of restless agitation

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A recent study undertaken by Omani medical researchers has revealed that the country's healthcare system is well-prepared to manage the effects of civil unrest in a neighbouring country.
He, meantime, underlined that the police forces reacted to the recent protests and unrest with deterrent weapons and practiced self-restraint to calm the situation.
It comes after more than a week of unrest in Iran, as demonstrators took to the streets to protest against the government.
The post Iran's Revolutionary Guard says unrest fomented by foreign enemies defeated appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
The unrest in the country began with small protests and demonstrations against economic hardships and corruption but they are now assuming political dimensions as protesters are chanting anti-government slogans in different cities and towns and the United States is openly working for a regime change as per its past policies it tried and failed in the Arab world.
One member of the security forces was reported killed on Monday, bringing to at least 14 the death toll stemming from the boldest challenge to Iran's clerical leadership since unrest in 2009.
In a statement issued here, he said that the unrest would not only affect the Middle East but also the other countries.
Despite unrest, you are witness that government supplied electricity, water and ration to the people.
Due to the Tarai unrest that has continued for nearly 75 days and brought trade and business activities to a grinding halt, factories located in the Bara-Parsa Industrial Corridor have suffered losses worth Rs35 billion.
An independent report reported "major concerns" that the jail would be "extremely unlikely to cope" if unrest broke out because of staffing cuts.
The current election - the first since the unrest of 2011 and the fourth since the country started its democratic march - comes after a series of political reforms including the establishment of the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) which investigated alleged human rights abuses, accusations and counter-accusations made by both the government and protesters, during the unrest.
Hoping for assimilation in multi-ethnic China and to curtail protests and unrest, Chinese officials have started paying cash bonuses for interracial marriages, reports Jamil Anderlini for Financial Times - an annual payment of $1600, or the 135 percent of average annual rural incomes, for up to five years.
Summary: 13 of 60 seats remain vacant after unrest in several areas stopped voting for Libyan assembly.
Tunisia was ranked among high-risk countries in terms of social unrest in 2014 by the Economic Intelligence Unit of "The Economist.
Many readymade garment (RMG) makers are in a dilemma as to whether they can run their businesses at Ashulia as workers' unrest has become a regular phenomenon there.