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.
Disquieting Rumors From the Interior.- Reconnoitring Party- Preparations for a Trading Post.- An Unexpected Arrival - A Spy in the Camp.- Expedition Into the Interior- Shores of the Columbia - Mount Coffin.- Indian Sepulchre.- The Land of Spirits- Columbian Valley- Vancouver's Point.-Falls and Rapids.- A Great Fishing Mart.- The Village of Wishram.
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.
This haunting novel boasts an original approach to the popular vehicle of the apocalyptic hells-cape fed by mass paranoia, but the narrative is driven primarily by the visceral introspection of the nameless main character, whose struggles in unforgiving isolation to hold a disquieting mirror to all of humanity.
Both are compelling and disquieting, yet unresolved vying between schemas disrupts potential insight into characters and the novel's ending.
Under the impressive direction of conductor and contemporary music specialist, Clark Rundell, the music built slowly to a climax before ending on a subdued and disquieting note.
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 Panetta's 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.
Mr Kenny described the revelations as "disquieting".
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.