disquietude


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Related to disquietude: surreptitiousness, abnegating
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Synonyms for disquietude

feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable

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The vague disquietude which prevailed among the spectators had so much affected one of the crowd that he did not await the arrival of the vessel in harbor, but jumping into a small skiff, desired to be pulled alongside the Pharaon, which he reached as she rounded into La Reserve basin.
But every few moments he laid the book upon the table, and leaned back in Grandfather's chair with an aspect of deep care and disquietude.
There is disquietude in Cook's Court, Cursitor Street.
And D'Artagnan, with all the marks of mortal disquietude, seized the plate, to read the inscription.
Here had lived an elder race, to which we look back with disquietude.
and in fact showed those signs of disquietude, and practised those desperate attempts at amusement, which men are accustomed to employ when very anxious, and expectant, and perturbed in mind.
March glanced at Jo as she spoke, but the face opposite seemed quite unconscious of any secret disquietude but Beth's, and after sewing thoughtfully for a minute, Jo said, "I think she is growing up, and so begins to dream dreams, and have hopes and fears and fidgets, without knowing why or being able to explain them.
There was a rumor in Boston, about this period, that a young Portuguese lady of rank, on some occasion of political or domestic disquietude, had fled from her home in Fayal and put herself under the protection of Captain Hunnewell, on board of whose vessel, and at whose residence, she was sheltered until a change of affairs.
These people are under continual disquietudes, never enjoying a minutes peace of mind; and their disturbances proceed from causes which very little affect the rest of mortals.
The problem starts when the ruling parties violate the rules of the game that creates considerable disquietude in the populace.
From this point of view, the case of "liquidity preference" is paradigmatic: in a context of uncertainty, Keynes admits that holding money seems a perfectly rational choice, because it "lulls our disquietude.
The whole seems to resolve itself into this--that Man is originally "a poor forked creature" subject to the same mischances as the beasts of the forest, destined to hardships and disquietude of some kind of other.
In the past, the very mention of Turkish guns gave me considerable disquietude, but I am always willing to give new models a try.
It is quite disappointing that despite its democratic and secular regime, Turkey also hosts a group that revels in such lack of quality, and their existence causes disquietude among the majority of the Turkish public as well as in Europe.
She maintained an uneasy relationship with the fame that she consciously employed to promote her work, and her poems reveal this disquietude.