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Definition of "unquiet" []

  • Emotionally or mentally restless or uneasy. (adjective)
  • Characterized by unrest or disorder; turbulent. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "unquiet" in a sentence
  • "When you have asked conscience a question be silent, and wait for an answer; even in unquiet times keep you spirits calm and quiet."
  • "At the outbreak of the war, he had been on another vessel going from London to New York and he recalled the unquiet nights, the days of anxious vigilance, searching the sea and the atmosphere, fearing from one moment to another the appearance of a periscope upon the waters, or the electric warning of a steamer torpedoed by the submarine."
  • "The rushed feeling sometimes comes from a nervous unquiet which is inherited, and should be trained out of the child."