disquiet

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Disquiet \Dis*qui"et\, adjective Deprived of quiet; impatient; restless; uneasy. [R.] --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Disquiet \Dis*qui"et\, noun Want of quiet; want of tranquility in body or mind; uneasiness; restlessness; disturbance; anxiety. --Swift.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Disquiet \Dis*qui"et\, verb (used with an object) [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.

Why art thou cast down, O my soul, and why art thou disquieted within me? --Ps. xlii. 11.

As quiet as these disquieted times will permit. --Sir W. Scott.

Syn: To harass; disturb; vex; fret; excite; agitate.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

disquiet

noun

1: a feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments [syn: {anxiousness}, {disquiet}]

2: the trait of seeming ill at ease [syn: {disquiet}, {unease}, {uneasiness}]

verb

1: disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed; "She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill" [syn: {perturb}, {unhinge}, {disquiet}, {trouble}, {cark}, {distract}, {disorder}]


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