Definitions

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

  • noun Too much quietness.

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  • noun Excessive quietness.

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Examples

  • To strenuous minds there is an inquietude in overquietness and no laboriousness in labor; and to tread a mile after the slow pace of a snail, or the heavy measures of the lazy of Brazilia, were a most tiring penance, and worse than a race of some furlongs at the Olympics.

    Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern — Volume 6

  • To strenuous minds there is an inquietude in overquietness, and no laboriousness in labour; and to tread a mile after the flow pace of a snail, or the heavy measures of the lazy of Brazilia, [84] were a most tiring pennance, and worse than a race of some furlongs at the Olympicks.

    Christian Morals

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