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Like for example when two regimes change there is this unrest and change that occurs. Often it isn’t meant in a positive light and simply means that things are beginning to change. It is just when that change occurs people often say this word.

I have a feeling the word I’m thinking starts with an R. Please help because I’ve been browsing the internet for hours and haven’t been able to find a synonym or closely related word that would fit.

  • here is a sentence... “the state of Palestine Is in....(word)”. Upheaval, tumult would be close synonyms – Sabir Aden Oct 18 '19 at 23:33
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The phrase "regime change" is fully appropriate, especially if prefaced with "chaotic" or "tumultuous." Maybe consider "interregnum." As Sabir suggested, "upheaval" is also appropriate, or "instability."

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It sounds as if you are describing a commonly use term, Sabir, but none come to mind except 'revolution.' But that also is used for long-term processes, and not short-term transitions. Other possibilities: disarray, transition, flux, chaos, and reconstruction.

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Revolution, revolt, or rebellion? Restlessness is another.

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