disquieting


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.disquieting - causing mental discomfort; "the disquieting sounds of nearby gunfire"
uncomfortable - conducive to or feeling mental discomfort; "this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable"; "the uncomfortable truth"; "grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye"; "an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest"; "the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable"

disquieting

disquieting

adjective
Translations

disquieting

[dɪsˈkwaɪətɪŋ] ADJinquietante

disquieting

[dɪsˈkwaɪətɪŋ] adj (= worrying) [thought, news, rumour] → inquiétant(e)

disquieting

[dɪsˈkwaɪətɪŋ] adj (frm) → inquietante, allarmante
References in classic literature ?
It is disquieting, certainly," she resumed, when all 'creature-comforts' had been duly supplied, "to find that the house has been entered by a thief in this out-of-the-way place.
What rendered this intelligence the more disquieting was the inability of the Astorians, in their present reduced state as to numbers, and the exigencies of their new establishment, to furnish detachments to penetrate the country in different directions, and fix the posts necessary to secure the interior trade.
Did any qualm of conscience point its disquieting finger of reproach at the murderer?
As Paulvitch forged ahead with the current he asked himself these questions, and many more beside, not the least disquieting of which were those which related to his future should it chance that the Kincaid had already steamed away, leaving him to the merciless horrors of the savage wilderness.
ISLAMABAD, May 05, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Pakistan has described as disquieting CIA chief Leon Panettas revelation that no intelligence about the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden was shared with Islamabad for fear that the operation would be jeopardised.
Islamabad, May 05, 2011 (Frontier Star): Pakistan has described as disquieting CIA chief Leon Panettas revelation that no intelligence about the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden was shared with Islamabad for fear that the operation would be jeopardised.
He added: "It's disquieting in a situation like this that a person relatively newly arrived on the political front has the capacity to spend more than all the parties put together in Ireland in a campaign like this.
These agents reported to her and to Paul disquieting news from the church in Corinth, notably about serious splits, triumphalism that devalued the cross, and immorality.
More disquieting news about the CIA, this from David E.
That it's set a mere 21 years into the future makes its familiar dystopian drama all the more disquieting.
However, in a trend that North American airlines will find disquieting (but not the business travelers), US domestic flights declined to $216 ([pounds sterling]124) one-way in 2005, its lowest for six years.
To quote from the review of the audiobook in KLIATT, May 2005: In a slice-of-life novel, Bobby Burns, age 12 in 1962, tells of life in a small English town at a disquieting time.