Disquiet vs Grieve - What's the difference?

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Disquiet is a related term of grieve.


As adjectives the difference between disquiet and grieve

is that disquiet is deprived of quiet; impatient; restless; uneasy while grieve is .

As a noun disquiet

is want of quiet; want of tranquility in body or mind; uneasiness; restlessness; disturbance; anxiety.

As a verb disquiet

is make (someone) worried or anxious.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

disquiet

English

Noun

(-)
  • 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.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Deprived of quiet; impatient; restless; uneasy.
  • * 1594 , , IV. i. 154:
  • I pray you, husband, be not so disquiet .

    Derived terms

    * disquieting * disquietude

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • Make (someone) worried or anxious
  • He felt disquieted at the lack of interest the child had shown.

    grieve

    English

    Etymology 1

    From the conjugated forms of (etyl) .

    Verb

    (griev)
  • To cause sorrow or distress to.
  • * Bible, Eph. iv. 30
  • Grieve not the Holy Spirit of God.
  • * Cowper
  • The maidens grieved themselves at my concern.
  • To feel very sad about; to mourn; to sorrow for.
  • to grieve one's fate
  • To experience grief.
  • (archaic) To harm.
  • To submit or file a grievance.
  • * 2009 D'Amico, Rob , Editor, Texas Teacher , published by Texas AFT (affiliate of American Federation of Teachers, AFL-CIO); "Austin classified employees gain due process rights", April 2009, p14:
  • Even if the executive director rules against the employee on appeal, the employee can still grieve the termination to the superintendent followed by an appeal to the [...] Board of Trustees.
    Derived terms
    * grieved * griever * grievingly

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A governor of a town or province.
  • (chiefly, Scotland) A manager or steward, e.g. of a farm.
  • * Sir Walter Scott
  • Their children were horsewhipped by the grieve .
    Derived terms
    * (l)

    Anagrams

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