Definition of disquiet in English:

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disquiet

Pronunciation: /dɪsˈkwʌɪət/

noun

[mass noun]
A feeling of worry or unease: public disquiet about animal testing
More 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.
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verb

[with object] (usually as adjective disquieted)
Make (someone) worried or uneasy: she felt disquieted at the lack of interest the girl had shown
More 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.
Synonyms
make uneasy, worry, make anxious;
trouble, bother, concern, distress, alarm, appal, frighten, panic, make fretful, make restless, vex

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