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Pronunciation:  in'kwIi`tood

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable

INQUIETUDE is a 10 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: disquietude, edginess, uneasiness
 See Also: anxiety, willies



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*qui"e*tude\, n. [L. inquietudo: cf. F.
Disturbed state; uneasiness either of body or mind;
restlessness; disquietude. --Sir H. Wotton.

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