disquietude n : feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable [syn: edginess, uneasiness, inquietude]
- A state of disquiet, uneasiness, or anxiety.
- For weeks he has been possessed with distraction and disquietude.
- 1795, "The Life of John Bunyan," in the Collins Clear-Type
Press ed. of The Pilgrim's Progress, p. xiv
- He was at length called forth, and set apart by fasting and prayer to the ministerial office, which he executed with faithfulness and success during a long course of years; though frequently with the greatest trepidation and inward disquietude.