- lack of calm, peace, or ease; anxiety; uneasiness.
- to deprive of calmness, equanimity, or peace; disturb; make uneasy: The news disquieted him.
- Archaic. uneasy; disquieted.
Origin of disquiet
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Examples from the Web for disquieted
Bauh, who was disquieted by this sight, resolved to ask him what he could do to serve him.The Phantom World
One of them was disquieted by the growth of the German Navy.The Red Hand of Ulster
George A. Birmingham
I often observed him thoughtful, with a wild and disquieted look.Perils and Captivity
Charlotte-Adlade [ne Picard] Dard
Why are females so often restless and disquieted at their own abode?The Young Maiden
A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey
Which left her surprised and silent but not at all disquieted.Athalie
Robert W. Chambers
- a feeling or condition of anxiety or uneasiness
- (tr) to make anxious or upset
- archaic uneasy or anxious
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Word Origin and History for disquieted
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