- the state of disquiet; uneasiness.
Origin of disquietude
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Examples from the Web for disquietude
These words brought Pierre's disquietude and exasperation to a climax.
This time Pierre, penetrated by disquietude, wished to approach and question him.
Here had lived an elder race, to which we look back with disquietude.Howards End
E. M. Forster
The appearance of the house affected me, as I drew near, with disquietude.The Lock And Key Library
He went up in 1845 as a commoner, and this fact caused him some disquietude.Victorian Worthies
George Henry Blore
- a feeling or state of anxiety or uneasiness
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Word Origin and History for disquietude
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