disquieted


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dis·qui·et

 (dĭs-kwī′ĭt)
tr.v. dis·qui·et·ed, dis·qui·et·ing, dis·qui·ets
To deprive of peace or rest; trouble.
n.
Absence of peace or rest; anxiety.
adj. Archaic
Uneasy; restless.

dis·qui′et·ing·ly adv.
dis·qui′et·ly adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disquieted - afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or griefdisquieted - afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents"; "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the sleeping children"
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
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These symptoms of a totally dry and barren region greatly disquieted Dr.
He was profoundly disquieted, but for another reason than the uncanny silence of that moonlight march.
Natasha guessed they were talking about the old prince and planning something, and this disquieted and offended her.