disquietude

[dis-kwahy-i-tood, -tyood]
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Origin of disquietude

First recorded in 1700–10; dis-1 + quietude
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disquietude

noun
  1. a feeling or state of anxiety or uneasiness
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Word Origin and History for disquietude
n.

1709; from disquiet on model of quietude.

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