Disquietment

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Disquietment State of being disquieted; uneasiness; harassment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n disquietment The act of disquieting, or the state of being disquieted.
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Quotations

  • Brother Lawrence
    Brother Lawrence
    “We must do our business faithfully, without trouble or disquiet, recalling our mind to God mildly, and with tranquility, as often as we find it wandering from him.”

Usage

In literature:

While disquieted at this spectacle, I strained my sight to distinguish the objects.
"The Ruins" by C. F. [Constantin Francois de] Volney
A woman when she loves feels the same presentiments which disquiet her later when a mother.
"Sons of the Soil" by Honore de Balzac
Tribulation, Immortality, the Multitude: what remedy of composure do these words bring for their own great disquiet!
"Essays" by Alice Meynell
He had no apparent cause for disquiet.
"The History of England from the Accession of James II." by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Moreover, this man's trip, on the pretext of seeing his mother, disquieted him.
"The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
On the 23d of April it first displayed symptoms of internal disquiet.
"The San Francisco Calamity" by Various
But at that moment he was able to clear his mind of all such disquieting thoughts.
"The Yellow Crayon" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Whatever may have been the contents of that disquieting epistle, nothing was reflected on Madame de l'Estorade's face.
"The Deputy of Arcis" by Honore de Balzac
Allan's unexpected absence added one more to the disquieting influences which still perplexed his mind.
"Armadale" by Wilkie Collins
The disquieting ideas of theft or assassination never disturbed them.
"Typee" by Herman Melville
Disquieting rumors began to circulate about the insurrection.
"The Chouans" by Honore de Balzac
Henarez, my dear, dares to look at me, and his eyes are disquieting.
"Letters of Two Brides" by Honore de Balzac
Queer, this; queer and disquieting.
"And Even Now" by Max Beerbohm
For disquiet has fallen upon me since here I've been waiting, Doubt and suspicion and all that can torture the heart of a lover.
"Hermann and Dorothea" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To a kinsman of Sunderland's this was disquieting news, indeed.
"Captain Blood" by Rafael Sabatini
Annette was consumed by jealousy without Gesa's guessing the cause of her disquiet.
"The Story of a Genius" by Ossip Schubin
It was oddly disquieting.
"The Best Psychic Stories" by Various
She searched for a beginning with a brave desire to reveal as little of the disquiet which haunted her as possible.
"The Men Who Wrought" by Ridgwell Cullum
He did not look at her, so that Faith was faintly disquieted.
"The Sea Bride" by Ben Ames Williams
Disquiet grew more and more evident on his face.
"With Fire and Sword" by Henryk Sienkiewicz
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In poetry:

Prince Thomas is my eldest son,
A sober Prince is he,
And from the day we breech'd him
Till now, he's twenty-three,
He never caused disquiet
To his poor Mamma or me.
"The King Of Brentford’s Testament" by William Makepeace Thackeray
And knowing it alone through perturbation
And vague disquiet of another star,
They named it, till the day of revelation,
"The Dark Companion" — darkly guessed afar.
"The Dark Companion" by James Brunton Stephens
Oh, the generations old
Over whom no church-bells tolled,
Christless, lifting up blind eyes
To the silence of the skies!
For the innumerable dead
Is my soul disquieted.
"The Grave" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Oh, Dark Companion, journeying ever by us,
Oh, grim Perturber of our works and ways —
Oh, potent Dread, unseen, yet ever nigh us,
Disquieting all the tenor of our days —
"The Dark Companion" by James Brunton Stephens
Bleak winters, when the naked spirit hears
The break of hearts, through stinging sleet of tears,
I deem that God is not disquieted;
Against all stresses am I clothed and fed.
"The Legend Glorified" by James Whitcomb Riley
But upon your fair, fair forehead, no regrets nor griefs are dwelling,
Neither sorrow nor disquiet do the peaceful features know;
Nor that look, whose wistful beauty seemed their sad hearts to be telling,
"Daylight breaketh, let me go!"
"Poems - Written On The Deaths Of Three Lovely Children" by Jean Ingelow

In news:

The premise isn't novel, but the movie, which was featured in the 2008 New York Film Festival, gives teenage sex and death a disquieting high art sheen.
Rosario Dawson Says Obama Supporters are More ' Disquieted ' Than in 2008.
But here is another disquieting truth: Even the terms "radicalization" and " radical Islam" get things exactly backwards.
Last month, GQ ran a disquietingly flattering profile of Joe Roth, who, in January 2000, quit his gig as Walt Disney Studios' chairman to "revolutionize the industry" ( GQ 's words) by forming his own studio.
Last month GQ ran a disquietingly flattering profile of Joe Roth, who, in January 2000, quit his gig as Walt Disney Studios chairman to "revolutionize the industry" ( GQ 's words) by forming his own studio.
The Book of Disquiet by Fernando Pessoa, translated by Alfred Mac Adam Pantheon, 278 pp.
A weekend stripped of three games because of Hurricane Irene produced disquieting losses for Chivas USA and Houston and Sporting Kansas City, and spectacular wins for Seattle and FC Dallas in the wake of Concacaf Champions League victories.
Werner Herzog's second non-fiction film of the year is a troubling inquiry into capital punishment in the U.S. A disquieting, heartbreaking look at American crime and punishment.
The darkness becomes disquietingly so, and I quicken my footsteps to catch up in the dimly lit narrow passageway.
Disquieting Bedtime Stories with Mary-Louise Parker: Gay Talese's " Frank Sinatra Has a Cold".
I've had plenty of kind words before for The Caribbean and More Humans, two partially-based-in-D. Bands that make lyrical, disquieting story pop.
A second draw in the space of four days at Hampden was a cause for disquiet, particularly since the performance was drab.
Fortunately, it's not quite as bad as YouTube comments, but there's something disquieting about seeing 10 e- mails in a thread you're just coming around to.
Gigamesh, Disquiet Night, Accidental Bear, Tormenta Tropical, more nightlife.
Gigamesh, Disquiet Night, Accidental Bear, Tormenta Tropical, more nightlife .
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In science:

However, the ADS approach reduces to the DDS for finite E , a fact which is hard to be fitted to MC data, and both contain disquieting features .
Lennard--Jones and Lattice Models of Driven Fluids
This estimate is particularly disquieting in the context of our previous suggestion that our best models require a hot halo of density ∼ 10−5 cm−3 in order to correct the LA kinematics, etc.
The Effect of Drag from the Galactic Hot Halo on the Magellanic Stream and Leading Arm
The EPR paper grew out of decades of disquiet Einstein felt about quantum theory, exacerbated by the rise of the Copenhagen interpretation as the orthodox one .
Quantum discord is Bohr's notion of non-mechanical disturbance introduced in his answer to EPR
Nevertheless, there is growing disquiet over not seeing directions for the answers to the questions about matter, energy, space, and time that were listed in my introduction.
FPCP 2012 Summary Talk on Experiments
Experimenters should not be dissuaded from this pursuit by the somewhat disquieting over-consistency of many results; surprise often lurks just beyond the horizon.
Experimental Summary on Hadronic Decays: A TAU98 Review
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