AskDefine | Define disquietude

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disquietude n : feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable [syn: edginess, uneasiness, inquietude]

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  1. 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.
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