unquiet

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adjective un·qui·et \-ˈkwī-ət\

Definition of unquiet

  1. 1 :  not quiet :  agitated, turbulent

  2. 2 :  physically, emotionally, or mentally restless :  uneasy

unquietly

adverb

unquietness

noun

Examples of unquiet in a sentence

  1. We live in unquiet times.

  2. <plagued with an unquiet mind the whole time her son was stationed overseas>

15th Century

First Known Use of unquiet

15th century


UNQUIET Defined for English Language Learners

unquiet

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adjective un·qui·et \-ˈkwī-ət\

Definition of unquiet for English Language Learners

  • : not peaceful and calm


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