a feeling of anxiety or uneasinessThere is growing public disquiet.
I felt a great uneasiness about meeting her again.
The move follows growing public concern over the spread of the disease.
His fear might be groundless.
His last years were overshadowed by financial worry.
The news was greeted with alarm by MPs.
His voice was full of anxiety.
Her mouth grew stiff with pain and distress.
Many kids suffer from acne and angst.
I smiled in an attempt to hide my nervousness.
It was with some trepidation that I viewed the prospect.
an uneasy sense of foreboding
She complained of hyperactivity and restlessness.
to make (someone) anxiousShe was obviously disquieted by the experience.
It concerned her that Bess was developing a crush on Max.
‘Why didn't you tell us?’ – ‘Didn't want to worry you.’
Is anything troubling you?
She warned me not to say anything to upset him.
That kind of jealousy doesn't bother me.
He had been disturbed by the news of the attack.
I did not want to frighten or distress her.
Try making a note of the things that annoy you.
I'm not going to plague you with a lot of questions.
The presence of the two police officers unsettled her.
We are almost routinely harassed by the police.
My husband started hassling me.
The thought of them inheriting all these things agitated her.
Everything about that man vexes me.
He didn't seem to be perturbed by the news.
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in the sense of agitate
to excite, disturb, or troubleThe thought of them inheriting all these things agitated her.
in the sense of alarm
fear aroused by awareness of dangerThe news was greeted with alarm by MPs.
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