- A feeling of anxiety or worry: public disquiet about animal testingMore example sentences
- There has been considerable disquiet and unease since the news broke in September that the Patrician Brothers were closing the school.
- The last thing any hospital needs during a period of public disquiet is another type of scare to increase anxiety.
- These cases were extremely influential in the campaigns for abolition, and understandably so: there was too much public disquiet about them.
verb[with object] (usually as adjective disquieted) Back to top
- Make (someone) worried or anxious: she felt disquieted at the lack of interest the girl had shownMore example sentences
- The idea that this state might not be the only possible one partly disquieted him and partly bored him.
- I watched some of the hundred greatest kids' TV programmes ever in the world programme on Monday, and the outcome disquieted me.
- Many people were disquieted about the macho posturing about the fire-fighters.