dis·​qui·​etude | \(ˌ)dis-ˈkwī-ə-ˌt(y)üd \

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as updates of the devastation caused by the earthquake poured in, our disquietude only increased

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The novel shifts into a minor key of doomy disquietude as events unfold. Katharine Weber, New York Times, "In Ireland, the Past Is Always Present and So Are Its Ghosts," 1 June 2018

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1682, in the meaning defined above

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