unquiet ADJECTIVE 1) unable to be still; restless. 2) uneasy; anxious.
DERIVATIVES unquietly adverb.

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  • Unquiet — Un*qui et, v. t. [1st pref. un + quiet.] To disquiet. [Obs.] Ld. Herbert. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Unquiet — Un*qui et, a. [Pref. un + quiet.] Not quiet; restless; uneasy; agitated; disturbed. {Un*qui et*ly}, adv. {Un*qui et*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • unquiet — index restive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unquiet — *impatient, nervous, restless, restive, uneasy, fidgety, jumpy, jittery Analogous words: agitated, upset, perturbed, disquieted, disturbed (see DISCOMPOSE): worried, anxious, solicitous, concerned, careful (see under CARE) Antonyms: quiet …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • unquiet — [unkwī′ət] adj. not quiet; specif., a) full of turmoil; restless, disturbed, etc. b) anxious; uneasy n. a lack of quiet or rest; disturbance, agitation, etc. unquietly adv. unquietness n …   English World dictionary

  • unquiet — unquietly, adv. unquietness, n. /un kwuy it/, adj. 1. agitated; restless; disordered; turbulent: unquiet times. 2. mentally or emotionally disturbed; vexed or perturbed; uneasy: He felt unquiet and alone. n. 3. a state of agitation, turbulence,… …   Universalium

  • unquiet — un|qui|et [ ʌn kwaıət ] adjective LITERARY upset, worried, or excited: an unquiet mind …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unquiet — adjective literary tending to make you feel nervous: His unquiet gaze moved away from her …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • unquiet — UK [ʌnˈkwaɪət] / US adjective literary upset, worried, or excited an unquiet mind …   English dictionary

  • unquiet — un•qui•et [[t]ʌnˈkwaɪ ɪt[/t]] adj. 1) agitated; restless; disordered; turbulent: unquiet times[/ex] 2) unsettled, as in one s thoughts or feelings; vexed or perturbed; uneasy 3) a state of agitation, turbulence, disturbance, etc • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

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