- Disquiet is defined as a feeling of anxiety or nervousness.
An example of disquiet is uneasiness before taking a big test.
- The definition of disquiet is to make nervous or anxious.
An example of disquiet is to tell someone about how his or her professor has bad teaching techniques.
transitive verbdis·qui·et·ed, dis·qui·et·ing, dis·qui·ets
(comparative more disquiet, superlative most disquiet)
(third-person singular simple present disquiets, present participle disquieting, simple past and past participle disquieted)
dis- + quiet
- " We shall face the future as our ancestors would have faced it, without disquiet, without arrogance, but in solid and inflexible determination."
- The rulers of the provinces shared these views; the consequence was disquiet and confusion throughout the empire.
- Similarly, though like other men he will be subject to bodily pain, this will not cause him mental grief or disquiet, as his worst agonies will not disturb his clear conviction that it is really indifferent to his true reasonable self.
- A railway to the Zululand coalfields was completed in 1903, and in the same year a line The attitude of the natives both in Natal proper and in Zululand caused much disquiet.
- The great works of classical literature are not studied as pathological specimens, and they will be studied the less the more they contain to repel and disquiet the reader.