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English noun: disquiet

1. disquiet (feeling) a feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments


Synonymsanxiousness


Broader (hypernym)anxiety

2. disquiet (attribute) the trait of seeming ill at ease


Synonymsunease, uneasiness


Broader (hypernym)discomposure


English verb: disquiet

1. disquiet (emotion) disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed


SamplesShe was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill.


ExamplesThe bad news will disquiet him


Synonymscark, disorder, distract, perturb, trouble, unhinge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)disturb, trouble, upset


Narrower (hyponym)vex, worry









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