inquietude

[in-kwahy-i-tood, -tyood]

noun

restlessness or uneasiness; disquietude.
inquietudes, disquieting thoughts: beset by myriad inquietudes.

Nearby words

  1. input/output,
  2. inqilab,
  3. inquartation,
  4. inquest,
  5. inquiet,
  6. inquiline,
  7. inquilinous,
  8. inquire,
  9. inquire after,
  10. inquirer

Origin of inquietude

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Late Latin word inquiētūdō. See in-3, quietude

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British Dictionary definitions for inquietude

inquietude

noun

restlessness, uneasiness, or anxiety
Derived Formsinquiet (ɪnˈkwaɪət), adjectiveinquietly, adverb

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