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 for disquieted
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Disquiet \Dis*qui"et\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disquieted; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Disquieting.]
     To render unquiet; to deprive of peace, rest, or tranquility;
     to make uneasy or restless; to disturb.
     [1913 Webster]
           Why art thou cast down, O my soul, and why art thou
           disquieted within me?                    --Ps. xlii.
     [1913 Webster]
           As quiet as these disquieted times will permit. --Sir
                                                    W. Scott.
     Syn: To harass; disturb; vex; fret; excite; agitate.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: afflicted with or marked by anxious uneasiness or trouble
             or grief; "too upset to say anything"; "spent many
             disquieted moments"; "distressed about her son's leaving
             home"; "lapsed into disturbed sleep"; "worried parents";
             "a worried frown"; "one last worried check of the
             sleeping children" [syn: disquieted, distressed,
             disturbed, upset, worried]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  73 Moby Thesaurus words for "disquieted":
     abashed, afflicted, affrighted, agitated, alarmed, all-overish,
     anxious, anxioused up, apprehensive, beset, bothered, cast down,
     chagrined, chapfallen, concerned, confused, consternated, daunted,
     discomfited, discomforted, discomposed, disconcerted, dismayed,
     distressed, disturbed, embarrassed, excited, fearful, feverish,
     fidgety, flurried, flustered, foreboding, frightened, hung up,
     ill at ease, in a fright, in a funk, in a pucker, in a stew,
     jittery, jumpy, misgiving, mortified, nervous, nervy,
     on tenterhooks, out of countenance, overanxious, overapprehensive,
     perturbed, put-out, put-upon, restless, ruffled, shaken, shaken up,
     solicitous, startled, stirred up, strained, suspenseful, tense,
     troubled, troublous, turbulent, uncomfortable, uneasy, unpeaceful,
     unquiet, unsettled, upset, zealous

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