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    disquiet

    disquiet - Dictionary definition and meaning for word disquiet

    Definition
    (noun) a feeling of mild anxiety about possible developments
    Synonyms : anxiousness
    Definition
    (noun) the trait of seeming ill at ease
    Synonyms : unease , uneasiness
    Definition
    (verb) disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed
    Synonyms : cark , disorder , distract , perturb , trouble , unhinge
    Example Sentence
    • She was rather perturbed by the news that her father was seriously ill
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for disquiet

Disquiet = D + is + quiet. If a baby 'is quiet' just after birth in spite of crying, it will make the doctors tense/anxious.

DIS(not)+QUIET--they are DISQUIET because they are worrying about something.

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