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Meaning of DISQUIET

Pronunciation:  dis'kwIit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the trait of seeming ill at ease
  2. [n]  a feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments
  3. [v]  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"

DISQUIET is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: anxiousness, cark, disorder, distract, perturb, trouble, unease, uneasiness, unhinge
 See Also: anxiety, discomposure, disturb, upset, vex, worry



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dis*qui"et\, a.
    Deprived of quiet; impatient; restless; uneasy. [R.] --Shak.
  2. \Dis*qui"et\, n.
    Want of quiet; want of tranquility in body or mind;
    uneasiness; restlessness; disturbance; anxiety. --Swift.
  3. \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.
          Why art thou cast down, O my soul, and why art thou
          disquieted within me?                    --Ps. xlii.
          As quiet as these disquieted times will permit. --Sir
                                                   W. Scott.
    Syn: To harass; disturb; vex; fret; excite; agitate.
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