- 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
Related Words for disquietnervousness, anxiety, restlessness, angst, foreboding, uneasiness, ferment, agitate, unsettle, perplex, vex, perturb, turmoil, disquietude, distress, inquietude, alarm, solicitude, restiveness, ailment
Examples from the Web for disquiet
Historical Examples of disquiet
At the time, these new views and the tone of our talk helped to disquiet me.In the Valley
To keep silence during the telling deepens the disquiet curiously.The Incomplete Amorist
But, somehow, to his disquiet Fyles now realized that there was no further encroachment.The Law-Breakers
This disquiet, however, lingered about him, and would yield to nothing.Barnaby Rudge
The message was curt, and even cold, but it brought her no disquiet.The Manxman
- a feeling or condition of anxiety or uneasiness
- (tr) to make anxious or upset
- archaic uneasy or anxious