AskDefine | Define inquietude

Dictionary Definition

inquietude n : feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable [syn: edginess, uneasiness, disquietude]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The condition of being restless, uneasy or nervous


the condition of being restless, uneasy or nervous
  • Hungarian: nyugtalanság, izgatottság, izgalom
  • Spanish: inquietud

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

agitation, ailment, all-overs, angst, anguish, anxiety, anxiety hysteria, anxiety neurosis, anxious bench, anxious concern, anxious seat, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, bluster, bobbery, boil, boiling, boredom, brouhaha, bustle, cankerworm of care, care, cheerlessness, chills of fear, churn, cold creeps, cold shivers, cold sweat, commotion, concern, concernment, conturbation, creeps, didder, discomfort, discomposure, discontent, dislike, disorder, displeasure, disquiet, disquietude, dissatisfaction, distress, disturbance, dithers, dread, dullness, ebullition, embroilment, emptiness, ennui, excitement, existential woe, fear, fear and trembling, ferment, fermentation, fever, feverishness, fidgetiness, fidgets, flap, flatness, flurry, fluster, flutter, flutteration, foment, foreboding, forebodingness, fume, fuss, goose bumps, gooseflesh, grimness, heartquake, heaving, horripilation, hubbub, hurly-burly, jimjams, jitters, joylessness, jumpiness, lack of pleasure, maelstrom, malaise, misgiving, moil, nausea, nerviness, nervosity, nervous strain, nervous tension, nervousness, nongratification, nonsatisfaction, overanxiety, painfulness, palpitation, panting, perturbation, pins and needles, pitapat, pitter-patter, pucker, quaking, quaver, quavering, quiver, quiver of terror, quivering, restiveness, restlessness, roil, rout, row, savorlessness, seethe, seething, shakes, shaking, shiver, shivers, shudder, solicitude, spleen, staleness, stew, stir, strain, suspense, sweat, swirl, tastelessness, tediousness, tedium, tension, thrill of fear, throb, throbbing, to-do, tremble, trembling, tremor, trepidation, trepidity, trouble, tumult, tumultuation, turbidity, turbulence, turmoil, twitter, uncomfortableness, unease, uneasiness, unhappiness, unpleasure, unquietness, unrest, unsatisfaction, upset, vexation, vexation of spirit, zeal
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