HyperDic: unquiet

English > 2 senses of the word unquiet:
ADJECTIVEallunquietcharacterized by unrest or disorder
allunquiet, anxious, nervous, queasy, uneasycausing or fraught with or showing anxiety
English > unquiet: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by unrest or disorder.
Examples
  • "unquiet days of riots"
  • "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation"
  • "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning"
Narrowerdisruptive, riotous, troubled, tumultuous, turbulentCharacterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination / insubordination
squally, squallingCharacterized by short periods of noisy commotion
See alsoagitatedTroubled emotionally and usually deeply
troubledCharacterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need
uneasylacking a sense of security or affording no ease / ease or reassurance
wildmarked by extreme / extreme lack of restraint or control
OppositequietCharacterized by an absence or near absence of agitation / agitation / agitation or activity
Spanishintranquilo
Adverbsunquietlywith agitation / agitation / agitation / agitation / agitation or turbulence
English > unquiet: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCausing or fraught with or showing anxiety.
Example "an unquiet mind"
Synonymsanxious, nervous, queasy, uneasy
BroadertroubledCharacterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need
Spanishansioso, inquieto, nervioso
Catalanansiós

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