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disquiet

dis·qui·et

disquiet

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs kwaI iht
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: lack of mental calm or peace; anxiety; uneasiness.
The announcement of possible layoffs at the factory disquieted the workers.
antonyms:
calm, quiet
similar words:
anxiety, care, malaise, trepidation, tumult
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: disquieted, disquieting, disquiets
definition: to make anxious or uneasy; disturb; worry.
antonyms:
quiet, soothe, tranquilize
similar words:
discomfort, disturb, unsettle, upset, vex, worry
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derivations: disquietedly (adv.), disquietly (adv.)