Physical or mental restlessness or disturbance.
More example sentences
- We are already in the twentieth century with its restlessness, its inquietude, ‘the age of anxiety’.
- Frustrated and agitated, he dreams of the ‘inquietude and anger’ of his murdered friend.
- The all-pervasive reservations and donations system too adds to the youths' inquietude.
late Middle English (in the sense 'disturbance of one's quietness or rest'): from Old French, or from late Latin inquietudo, from Latin inquietus, from in- 'not' + quietus 'quiet'.
Definition of inquietude in:
- The US English dictionary