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English noun: disquiet

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


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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