disquiet

[dis-kwahy-it]
noun
1.
lack of calm, peace, or ease; anxiety; uneasiness.
verb (used with object)
2.
to deprive of calmness, equanimity, or peace; disturb; make uneasy: The news disquieted him.
adjective
3.
Archaic. uneasy; disquieted.

Origin:
1520–30; dis-1 + quiet

disquietedly, adverb
disquietedness, noun
disquietly, adverb
undisquieted, adjective
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disquiet (dɪsˈkwaɪət)
 
n
1.  a feeling or condition of anxiety or uneasiness
 
vb
2.  (tr) to make anxious or upset
 
adj
3.  archaic uneasy or anxious
 
dis'quietedly
 
adv
 
dis'quietly
 
adv
 
dis'quietedness
 
n
 
dis'quietness
 
n
 
dis'quieting
 
adj
 
dis'quietingly
 
adv

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disquiet
1520s, from dis- + quiet. Related: Disquieted.
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Example sentences
Many frisky horses were on the line traveled, but none of the animals was disquieted by the appearance of the machines.
Her indecipherable air fascinated and disquieted all who encountered her.
Many school board members are disquieted at the prospect of school based management.
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