Definition of Disquiet

1. Noun. A feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments.

Exact synonyms: Anxiousness
Generic synonyms: Anxiety
Derivative terms: Anxious



2. Verb. Disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed. "The bad news will disquiet him"; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill"
Exact synonyms: Cark, Disorder, Distract, Perturb, Trouble, Unhinge
Specialized synonyms: Vex, Worry
Generic synonyms: Disturb, Trouble, Upset
Derivative terms: Distraction, Perturbation, Perturbation, Trouble, Trouble

3. Noun. The trait of seeming ill at ease.
Exact synonyms: Unease, Uneasiness
Generic synonyms: Discomposure
Derivative terms: Uneasy

Definition of Disquiet

1. a. Deprived of quiet; impatient; restless; uneasy.

2. n. Want of quiet; want of tranquility in body or mind; uneasiness; restlessness; disturbance; anxiety.

3. v. t. To render unquiet; to deprive of peace, rest, or tranquility; to make uneasy or restless; to disturb.

Definition of Disquiet

1. Noun. Want of quiet; want of tranquility in body or mind; uneasiness; restlessness; disturbance; anxiety. ¹

2. Adjective. Deprived of quiet; impatient; restless; uneasy. ¹

3. Verb. Make (someone) worried or anxious ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disquiet

1. to deprive of quiet, rest, or peace [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disquiet

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Literary usage of Disquiet

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1. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1820)
"[1102 contriving and intending the peace and com- ! constitution of this realm tn change subvert raon tranquillity of this kingdom to disquiet and ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... so to delude and disquiet the world with such idle ceremonies, false doctrines, superstitious fopperies, are from themselves, innate fear, ignorance, ..."

3. The Anatomy of melancholy v. 3 by Robert Burton (1875)
"infernal ministers take, so to delude and disquiet the world with such idle ceremonies, false doctrines, superstitious fopperies, are from themselves, ..."

4. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: Together with an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1849)
"So that the two armies, though they were but twenty miles asunder when they first set forth, and both marched the same way, they gave not the least disquiet ..."

5. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"After half a century of rural disquiet, an attempt was made to formulate the rights of the cultivators by Act x. of 1859, and by several subsequent ..."

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