Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being disquiet; unrest.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Disturbance of quiet in body or mind; restlessness; uneasiness.

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  • noun The state or quality of being disquiet or disturbed; troubledness.

Etymologies

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disquiet +‎ -ness

Examples

  • I have roared by reason of the disquietness of my heart.

    Psalms 38.

  • It is impossible but that men's hearts should be pierced with disquietness and trouble, that are given up to this frame.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • This, on all considerations whatever, is the main disquietness of the soul.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Take heed that every one of you be not ready to speak the disquietness of your own spirits, and so cast contempt on the work of God.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • As the days approach for the delivery of the decree, to the shaking of heaven and earth, [203] and all the powers of the world, to make way for the establishment of that kingdom which shall not be given to another people (the great expectation of the saints of the Most High before the consummation of all); so tumults, troubles, vexations, and disquietness, must certainly grow and increase among the sons of men.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • But it excludes a falling under temptation, and consequently that trouble and disquietness which ensues thereon: as likewise abiding perplexing doubts, which make us stagger to and fro between hope and fear, questioning whether we close with

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • I shall not instance in more particulars concerning this cause of want of rest and disquietness; -- the perplexity of temptations, buffetings and winnowings of Satan, allurements and affrightments of the world, darkness and sorrows of unbelief, and the like, do all set in against us upon this account.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • If thou hast had a wound upon thy conscience, which was attended with weakness and disquietness, which now thou art freed of, how camest thou so?

    Of the Mortification of Sin in Believers

  • And as it is in itself excellent, so it hath beauty added to it by a proper season, a time of trial or temptation, or disquietness of the heart about sin, -- is a picture of silver to set off this golden apple, as

    Of the Mortification of Sin in Believers

  • These and many other ways there are whereby poor souls deceive themselves, and suppose they have mortified their lusts, when they live and are mighty, and on every occasion break forth, to their disturbance and disquietness.

    Of the Mortification of Sin in Believers

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