inquietude


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in·qui·e·tude

 (ĭn-kwī′ĭ-to͞od′, -tyo͞od′)
n.
A state of restlessness or uneasiness; disquietude.

[Middle English, disturbance, from Late Latin inquiētūdō, restlessness, from Latin inquiētus, restless : in-, not; see in-1 + quiētus, quiet; see quiet.]

inquietude

(ɪnˈkwaɪɪˌtjuːd)
n
restlessness, uneasiness, or anxiety
inquiet adj
inˈquietly adv

in•qui•e•tude

(ɪnˈkwaɪ ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud)

n.
restlessness or uneasiness; disquietude.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inquietude - feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritableinquietude - feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
anxiety - a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
willies - feelings of uneasiness; "that guy gave me the willies"

inquietude

noun
Translations
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inquietude

[ɪnˈkwaɪətjuːd] N (frm) → inquietud f

inquietude

n (liter)Unruhe f
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On this eventful day, moreover, there was a certain singular inquietude and excitement in her mood, resembling nothing so much as the shimmer of a diamond, that sparkles and flashes with the varied throbbings of the breast on which it is displayed.
A doubt of her regard, supposing him to feel it, need not give him more than inquietude.
It wrung my heart to think that I had had to keep anything from her and so caused her inquietude.
The young man cast a glance at the first musket and saw, with a certain degree of inquietude, that it was leveled in his direction; but as soon as he perceived that the orifice of the barrel was motionless, he threw himself upon the ground.
Believe me, madame, I feel most grateful for your kindness, but I got out of my travelling carriage at your door this morning, and I am ignorant how I am installed in Paris, which I scarcely know; this is but a trifling inquietude, I know, but one that may be appreciated.
Oftenest I have unwisely uttered my wisdom in the ears of sick persons, when the inquietude of fever made them toss about upon my cushion.
said Gaston, with an inquietude that escaped none of the assistants, and consequently redoubled the general curiosity.
By daybreak he had gained sufficient distance to relieve him from the terrors of his savage foes; but now new sources of inquietude presented themselves.
He listened to his father in silence, and attempted not any defence, which confirmed her in fearing that the inquietude of his mind, on Isabella's account, might, by keeping him long sleepless, have been the real cause of his rising late.
Still, as I urged our leaving Ireland with such inquietude and impatience, my father thought it best to yield.
They watched the result with increasing interest, but with a coldness of demeanour that concealed the nature of their inquietude.
Finally, the embassy -- as the mark of the good relationships uniting our two countries -- would like to have the right to express our truth and reality, based on our Constitution, which guarantees the rights for people to obtain free information, as the doors of our embassy are open for any inquietude of party or journalist, including extending the wide invitation to Qatari journalists to our country Venezuela.