Alarm is a synonym of disquiet.
As nouns the difference between alarm and disquiet
is that alarm
is alert, alarm while disquiet
is want of quiet; want of tranquility in body or mind; uneasiness; restlessness; disturbance; anxiety.
As an adjective disquiet is
deprived of quiet; impatient; restless; uneasy.
As a verb disquiet is
make (someone) worried or anxious.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
A summons to arms, as on the approach of an enemy.
Any sound or information intended to give notice of approaching danger; a warning sound to arouse attention; a warning of danger.
- ''Arming to answer in a night alarm . --Shakespeare.
A sudden attack; disturbance.
- ''Sound an alarm in my holy mountain. --Joel ii. 1.
* Alexander Pope
- these home alarms
Sudden surprise with fear or terror excited by apprehension of danger; in the military use, commonly, sudden apprehension of being attacked by surprise.
- thy palace fill with insults and alarms
A mechanical device for awaking people, or rousing their attention.
- ''Alarm and resentment spread throughout the camp. --.
An instance of an alarum ringing or clanging, to give a noise signal at a certain time.
- ''The clockradio is a friendlier version of the cold alarm by the bedside
- ''You should set the alarm on your watch to go off at seven o'clock.
* alarm bell
* alarm clock
* alarm reaction
* fire alarm
* raise the alarm
To call to arms for defense
To give (someone) notice of approaching danger
To rouse to vigilance and action; to put on the alert.
To surprise with apprehension of danger; to fill with anxiety in regard to threatening evil; to excite with sudden fear.
To keep in excitement; to disturb.
Want of quiet; want of tranquility in body or mind; uneasiness; restlessness; disturbance; anxiety.
- The lady exhibited disquiet of mind. In other words, she'd gone a bit mad.
Deprived of quiet; impatient; restless; uneasy.
* 1594 , , IV. i. 154:
- I pray you, husband, be not so disquiet .
Make (someone) worried or anxious
- He felt disquieted at the lack of interest the child had shown.