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Definition 1: characterized by unrest or disorder - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where unquiet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • unquiet days of riots
  • following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation
  • spent an unquiet night tossing and turning

(unquiet is similar to ...) characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination

"effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive" "riotous times" "these troubled areas" "the tumultuous years of his administration" "a turbulent and unruly childhood"

(unquiet is similar to ...) characterized by short periods of noisy commotion

"a home life that has been extraordinarily squally"

(means also ...) troubled emotionally and usually deeply

"agitated parents"

(means also ...) lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance

"farmers were uneasy until rain finally came" "uneasy about his health" "gave an uneasy laugh" "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown" "an uneasy coalition government" "an uneasy calm" "an uneasy silence fell on the group"

(means also ...) marked by extreme lack of restraint or control

"wild talk" "wild parties"

Definition 2: causing or fraught with or showing anxiety - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where unquiet or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
  • cast anxious glances behind her
  • those nervous moments before takeoff
  • an unquiet mind

Synonyms for unquiet in the sense of this definition

(unquiet is similar to ...) characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need

"troubled areas" "fell into a troubled sleep" "a troubled expression" "troubled teenagers"

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