disquieted

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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]:

disquieted

adjective

1: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children" [syn: {disquieted}, {distressed}, {disturbed}, {upset}, {worried}]


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