disquiet

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(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. disquietude, agitation, uneasiness, anxiety, unrest; commotion. See disorder, fear, excitability.
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(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. anxiety, restlessness, uneasiness; see anxiety , care 2 , fear 2 .
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(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
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n.
restlessness, anxiety, worry, trouble, distress, unrest, unease, angst, fretfulness.
ANT.: serenity, tranquility, calm
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v.
trouble, disturb, bother, disrupt, distress, worry, fret, shake up, fluster, discompose, rattle.
ANT.: calm, compose, relax
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(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb To impair or destroy the composure of: agitate, bother, discompose, distract, disturb, flurry, fluster, perturb, rock, ruffle, shake (up), toss, unsettle, upset. Informal: rattle. See CALM. II noun 1. A troubled or anxious state of mind: angst, anxiety, anxiousness, care, concern, disquietude, distress, nervousness, solicitude, unease, uneasiness, worry. See FEELINGS. 2. An uneasy or nervous state: disquietude, inquietude, restiveness, restlessness, unease, uneasiness, unrest. See CALM.

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