Definition of Disquietude

1. Noun. Feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable.

Exact synonyms: Edginess, Inquietude, Uneasiness
Generic synonyms: Anxiety
Specialized synonyms: Willies
Derivative terms: Edgy, Uneasy



Definition of Disquietude

1. Noun. A state of disquiet, uneasiness, or anxiety. ¹

2. Noun. A fear or an instance of uneasiness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disquietude

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disquietude

disquantity
disquantitying
disquiet
disquieted
disquieter
disquieters
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disquietive
disquietly
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disquietness
disquietous
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disquietude (current term)
disquietudes
disquisition
disquisitional
disquisitionary
disquisitions
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disquisitor
disquisitorial
disquisitors
disquisitory
disquotation
disquotational
disrange
disranged

Literary usage of Disquietude

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1. Twenty Years of Congress: From Lincoln to Garfield ; with a Review of the by James Gillespie Blaine (1884)
"VAN BUREN'S NOMINATION DEFEATED. — MR. POLE SELECTED AS THE DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE. — disquietude OF MR. CLAY. — Hl8 CHANGE OF GROUND. —His DEFEAT. ..."

2. The Female Jesuit: Or, The Spy in the Family by Jemima Thompson Luke (1860)
"MENTAL disquietude. THE festival of Christmas soon followed the profession of the novices. It is during this feast that the most profane idolatry is ..."

3. The Manuscripts and Correspondence of James, First Earl of Charlemont by James Caulfeild Charlemont, Edward Perceval Wright, Royal Irish Academy (1891)
"[Efforts to allay disquietude.] " I had now a delicate and difficult part to act, ... disquietude. Parties raged with tenfold violence. ..."

4. The Diplomatic Reminiscences of Lord Augustus Loftus. 1862-1879 by Augustus Loftus (1894)
"disquietude in Central Asia—Deposition of Khan of Kokand—Its Final ... There was in general much disquietude in Central Asia; disturbances at Khiva; ..."

5. Memoirs of the Prince de Talleyrand by Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (1891)
"... Conferences—Decided eventually to hold them in London—State of affairs in Portugal—Great disquietude in France—Russia continues her war preparations—Is ..."

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