noun Date: 1682 anxiety, agitation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • disquietude — disquiet ► NOUN ▪ a feeling of anxiety. ► VERB ▪ make anxious. DERIVATIVES disquieting adjective disquietude noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disquietude — /dis kwuy i toohd , tyoohd /, n. the state of disquiet; uneasiness. [1700 10; DIS 1 + QUIETUDE] * * * …   Universalium

  • disquietude — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. A troubled or anxious state of mind: angst, anxiety, anxiousness, care, concern, disquiet, distress, nervousness, solicitude, unease, uneasiness, worry. See FEELINGS. 2. An uneasy or nervous state: disquiet,… …   English dictionary for students

  • disquietude — dis qui·e·tude || aɪətjuːd n. anxiety, uneasiness, lack of calm …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disquietude — n. Uneasiness. See disquiet …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • disquietude — dis·quietude …   English syllables

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