disquiet

  • 1 disquiet — [n] worry; mental upset ailment, alarm, angst, anxiety, care, concern, concernment, disquietude, distress, disturbance, fear, ferment, foreboding, fretfulness, inquietude, nervousness, restiveness, restlessness, solicitude, storm, trouble,… …

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  • 2 Disquiet — Dis*qui et, a. Deprived of quiet; impatient; restless; uneasy. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Disquiet — Dis*qui et, n. Want of quiet; want of tranquility in body or mind; uneasiness; restlessness; disturbance; anxiety. Swift. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Disquiet — Dis*qui et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disquieted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disquieting}.] To render unquiet; to deprive of peace, rest, or tranquility; to make uneasy or restless; to disturb. [1913 Webster] Why art thou cast down, O my soul, and why art thou …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 disquiet — index affront, agitate (perturb), annoy, badger, commotion, confusion (turmoil), consternation …

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  • 6 disquiet — (v.) 1520s, from DIS (Cf. dis ) + QUIET (Cf. quiet). Related: Disquieted; disquieting. As a noun, from 1570s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 disquiet — *discompose, disturb, agitate, perturb, upset, fluster, flurry Analogous words: *annoy, vex, irk, bother: *worry, harass, harry: *trouble, distress Antonyms: tranquilize, soothe …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 disquiet — ► NOUN ▪ a feeling of anxiety. ► VERB ▪ make anxious. DERIVATIVES disquieting adjective disquietude noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 disquiet — [dis kwī′ət, dis′kwī′ət] vt. to make anxious, uneasy, or restless; disturb; fret n. a disturbed or uneasy feeling; anxiety; restlessness adj. Archaic restless; uneasy disquieting adj. disquietingly adv …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 disquiet — dis|qui|et [dısˈkwaıət] n [U] formal anxiety or unhappiness about something disquiet over/about/at ▪ public disquiet over deaths in police custody disquiet among ▪ His appointment caused disquiet among members. express/voice your disquiet ▪ The… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 disquiet — 1. noun Want of quiet; want of tranquility in body or mind; uneasiness; restlessness; disturbance; anxiety. The lady exhibited disquiet of mind. In other words, shed gone a bit mad. 2. adjective Deprived of …

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  • 12 disquiet — [[t]dɪ̱skwa͟ɪ͟ət[/t]] disquiets, disquieting, disquieted 1) N UNCOUNT Disquiet is a feeling of worry or anxiety. [FORMAL] There is growing public disquiet about the cost of such policing. Syn: uneasiness 2) VERB If something disquiets you, it… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 disquiet — noun (U) formal feelings of being anxious or not satisfied about something (+ over): Growing disquiet was voiced over police handling of terrorist investigations …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 disquiet — 1. noun grave public disquiet Syn: unease, uneasiness, worry, anxiety, anxiousness, concern, disquietude; perturbation, consternation, upset, malaise, angst; agitation, restlessness, fretfulness; informal jitteriness Ant: calm …

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  • 15 disquiet — I. transitive verb Date: circa 1530 to take away the peace or tranquillity of ; disturb, alarm Synonyms: see discompose • disquieting adjective • disquietingly adverb II. noun …

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  • 16 disquiet — disquietedly, adv. disquietedness, n. disquietly, adv. /dis kwuy it/, n. 1. lack of calm, peace, or ease; anxiety; uneasiness. v.t. 2. to deprive of calmness, equanimity, or peace; disturb; make uneasy: The news disquieted him. adj. 3. Archaic.… …

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  • 17 disquiet — Synonyms and related words: afflict, affright, agitate, agitation, ailment, alarm, all overs, angst, anguish, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious concern, anxious seat, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 disquiet — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. disquietude, agitation, uneasiness, anxiety, unrest; commotion. See disorder, fear, excitability. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. anxiety, restlessness, uneasiness; see anxiety , care 2 , fear 2 . III …

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  • 19 disquiet — dis|qui|et [ dıs kwaıət ] noun uncount FORMAL a feeling of being very worried or nervous …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 disquiet — dis·qui·et || dɪs kwaɪət n. anxiety, worry, uneasiness, agitation v. cause worry, make uneasy, disturb …

    English contemporary dictionary


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