disquieting

[dis-kwahy-i-ting]
adjective
causing anxiety or uneasiness; disturbing: disquieting news.

Origin:
1570–80; disquiet + -ing2

disquietingly, adverb
self-disquieting, adjective
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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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Word Origin & History

disquiet
1520s, from dis- + quiet. Related: Disquieted.

disquieting
1570s (adj.), from disquiet.
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Example sentences
In several ways the play is puzzling, and disquieting as is none of the others.
One of our scouts finally returns with disquieting news.
Some questions are disquieting because they can be answered in only one of two
  equally mind-boggling ways.
The article does briefly mention the disquieting fact that health insurers
  would rather pay for medication than therapy.
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