DISQUIET in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DISQUIET
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 v.  make uneasy or anxious; trouble
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  My journey had been my own suggestion, and Elizabeth therefore acquiesced, but she was filled with disquiet at the idea of my suffering, away from her, the inroads of misery and grief.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18
2  Yet Estella was so inseparable from all my restlessness and disquiet of mind, that I really fell into confusion as to the limits of my own part in its production.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XXXIV
3  In vain should I attempt to describe the astonishment and disquiet of Herbert, when he and I and Provis sat down before the fire, and I recounted the whole of the secret.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLI
4  I am far from happy, Miss Havisham; but I have other causes of disquiet than any you know of.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLIX
5  Charles Hayter had met with much to disquiet and mortify him in his cousin's behaviour.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
6  They live as we all should live--undisturbed, indifferent, and without disquiet.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 1
7  Bonacieux, eagerly, and looking at d'Artagnan with disquiet.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 18 LOVER AND HUSBAND
8  I slept very little, for the disquiets of my mind prevailed over my weariness, and kept me awake.
Gulliver's Travels 2 By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: CHAPTER I.
9  Of late there had been other signs of her disfavour, as intangible but more disquieting.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In I
10  In fact, a much better one than his own and the knowledge was disquieting.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
11  That locality was always vaguely disquieting, even in the broad glare of afternoon, and now I turned my head as though I had been warned of something behind.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
12  One left them children but yesterday; today, one finds them disquieting to the feelings.
Les Misérables 3 By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—LUX FACTA EST
13  He thought of him kindly; but his thoughts were disquieted and fearful.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
14  Brother Ben Samuel," said Isaac, "my soul is disquieted, and I wot not why.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
15  She could not feel that she had done wrong herself, but she was disquieted in every other way.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
Example Sentence:
1  His appointment caused disquiet among members.
2  I must say that bad news disquiet me a great deal.
3  In Britain, the growing discussion of women's sexuality raised its own disquiet.
4  Holmes's absence for a day, slightly caused to disquiet Watson; after a week with no word, however, Watson's uneasiness about his missing friend had grown into a deep fear for his safety.
5  Politicians have little incentive to fiddle with the system; but public disquiet over the growing number of allegations of foul play in the Brexit referendum may provide some fuel.
6  The underachieving Monsters University is Pixar's first prequel, but it's also part of a disquieting trend by the 'toon titan to accept adequacy over excellence.
7  The disquieting situation between these two neighbouring countries looks set to continue.