American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Emotionally or mentally restless or uneasy.
- adj. Characterized by unrest or disorder; turbulent.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not quiet; not calm or tranquil; restless; agitated; disturbed; also, causing disturbance.
- To disquiet.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. obsolete To disquiet.
- adj. Not quiet; restless; uneasy; agitated; disturbed.
- adj. characterized by unrest or disorder
- adj. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
- From un- + quiet. (Wiktionary)
“When you have asked conscience a question be silent, and wait for an answer; even in unquiet times keep you spirits calm and quiet.”
“At the outbreak of the war, he had been on another vessel going from London to New York and he recalled the unquiet nights, the days of anxious vigilance, searching the sea and the atmosphere, fearing from one moment to another the appearance of a periscope upon the waters, or the electric warning of a steamer torpedoed by the submarine.”
“The rushed feeling sometimes comes from a nervous unquiet which is inherited, and should be trained out of the child.”
“Kullak utters words of warning to the "unquiet" sex regarding the habitual neglect of the bass.”
“After then wearying and fatiguing myself with grasping shadows, whilst that most sensible part of me disdain'd to content itself with less than realities, the strong yearnings, the urgent struggles of nature towards the melting relief, and the extreme self-agitations I had used to come at it, had wearied and thrown me into a kind of unquiet sleep: for, if”
“After then wearying and fatiguing myself with grasping shadows, whilst that most sensible part of me disdained to content itself with less than realities, the strong yearnings, the urgent struggles of nature towards the melting relief, and the extreme self-agitations I had used to come at it, had wearied and thrown me into a kind of unquiet sleep: for, if I tossed and threw about my limbs in proportion to the distraction of my dreams, as I had reason to believe I did, a bystander could not have helped seeing all for love.”
“But my preferred writing soundtrack is actually pretty varied, and pretty unquiet.”
“Still, there is always the acting, and McKellen gives superb value as this unquiet Don.”
“And his skills with the unquiet dead are virtually moot in balance with his indifference towards the unquiet living.”
“The process continues until the oppressors are faced with a choice in a starkly growing chasm between killing whatever shred of humanity they have in order to maintain power or doing right by treating the unquiet as equals.”
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