unquiet(redirected from unquietness)
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adj. un·qui·et·er, un·qui·et·est
1. Emotionally or mentally restless or uneasy.
2. Characterized by unrest or disorder; turbulent.
1. characterized by disorder, unrest, or tumult: unquiet times.
2. anxious; uneasy
a state of unrest
1. agitated; restless; disordered; turbulent: unquiet times.
2. unsettled, as in one's thoughts or feelings; vexed or perturbed; uneasy.n.
3. a state of agitation, turbulence, disturbance, etc.
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|Adj.||1.||unquiet - characterized by unrest or disorder; "unquiet days of riots"; "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation"; "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning"|
agitated - troubled emotionally and usually deeply; "agitated parents"
uneasy - lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance; "farmers were uneasy until rain finally came"; "uneasy about his health"; "gave an uneasy laugh"; "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown"; "an uneasy coalition government"; "an uneasy calm"; "an uneasy silence fell on the group"
wild - marked by extreme lack of restraint or control; "wild talk"; "wild parties"
quiet - characterized by an absence or near absence of agitation or activity; "a quiet life"; "a quiet throng of onlookers"; "quiet peace-loving people"; "the factions remained quiet for almost 10 years"
|2.||unquiet - causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"|
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"