unquiet

unquiet

[uhn-kwahy-it]
adjective
1.
agitated; restless; disordered; turbulent: unquiet times.
2.
mentally or emotionally disturbed; vexed or perturbed; uneasy: He felt unquiet and alone.
noun
3.
a state of agitation, turbulence, disturbance, etc.: Unquiet spread throughout the land.

Origin:
1515–25; un-1 + quiet1 (defs 1, 2), quiet2 (def 3)

unquietly, adverb
unquietness, noun
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unquiet (ʌnˈkwaɪət)
 
adj
1.  characterized by disorder, unrest, or tumult: unquiet times
2.  anxious; uneasy
 
n
3.  a state of unrest
 
un'quietly
 
adv
 
un'quietness
 
n

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