inquieto


inquieto
adj.
1 restless, bouncy, wriggly, antsy.
2 uneasy, worried, anxious, pre-occupied.
3 everchanging, changeable, restlessly active, skittish.
pres.indicat.
1st person singular (yo) present indicative of spanish verb: inquietar.
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inquieto
adjetivo
1 (agitado) restless
2 (preocupado) worried, anxious
3 (interesado) eager, interested
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(f. - inquieta)
adj.
1) restless
2) troubled, uneasy
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ADJ
1) (=preocupado) anxious, worried

estar inquieto por algo — to be anxious about sth, be worried about sth

2) (=agitado) restless, unsettled
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-ta adjetivo
a) [estar] (preocupado) worried

se sentía inquieta tan sola — she felt uneasy being all alone

b) [ser] (emprendedor) enterprising; (vivo) lively, inquiring (before n)
c) (que se mueve mucho) restless
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= restive, uneasy, fidgeting, restless, anxious, ill-at-ease, fidgety, frisky [friskier -comp., friskiest -sup.].
Ex. We are increasingly restive about being held hostage to bindings that cost more than they are actually worth for library use.
Ex. Hawthorne gave an uneasy laugh, which was merely the outlet for her disappointment.
Ex. As children we learn in converse with our parents the significance of a sigh, or a firmly closed mouth, or fidgeting hands, or raised eyebrows.
Ex. While scanning the area under supervision, the librarian may detect persons who appear restless or puzzled.
Ex. In this reading mood we feel anxious, tired, lazy, worried -- whatever causes us to reject demanding and 'new' literature and forces us to take up again books that are comfortably -- and comfortingly -- known and easily enjoyed.
Ex. One quite serious barrier to improvement is the reluctance of users to tell librarians of their feelings, but perhaps it is expecting too much of them to complain that they are ill-at-ease.
Ex. Fidgety people are rarely well, they have generally `a headache,' or `spasms,' or `nerves,' or something of that sort.
Ex. A man sitting alone on a park bench is suddenly joined by two women that get very frisky with him, but they have other things on their mind than just sex.
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* estar inquieto = be disturbed.
* persona inquieta = fidget.
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-ta adjetivo
a) [estar] (preocupado) worried

se sentía inquieta tan sola — she felt uneasy being all alone

b) [ser] (emprendedor) enterprising; (vivo) lively, inquiring (before n)
c) (que se mueve mucho) restless
* * *
= restive, uneasy, fidgeting, restless, anxious, ill-at-ease, fidgety, frisky [friskier -comp., friskiest -sup.].

Ex: We are increasingly restive about being held hostage to bindings that cost more than they are actually worth for library use.

Ex: Hawthorne gave an uneasy laugh, which was merely the outlet for her disappointment.
Ex: As children we learn in converse with our parents the significance of a sigh, or a firmly closed mouth, or fidgeting hands, or raised eyebrows.
Ex: While scanning the area under supervision, the librarian may detect persons who appear restless or puzzled.
Ex: In this reading mood we feel anxious, tired, lazy, worried -- whatever causes us to reject demanding and 'new' literature and forces us to take up again books that are comfortably -- and comfortingly -- known and easily enjoyed.
Ex: One quite serious barrier to improvement is the reluctance of users to tell librarians of their feelings, but perhaps it is expecting too much of them to complain that they are ill-at-ease.
Ex: Fidgety people are rarely well, they have generally `a headache,' or `spasms,' or `nerves,' or something of that sort.
Ex: A man sitting alone on a park bench is suddenly joined by two women that get very frisky with him, but they have other things on their mind than just sex.
* estar inquieto = be disturbed.
* persona inquieta = fidget.

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inquieto -ta
adjective
1 [ ESTAR] (preocupado) worried
estaba inquieto porque no habían llamado he was worried o anxious because they hadn't called
se sentía inquieta en la casa tan sola she felt nervous o uneasy being all alone in the house
2 [ SER] (emprendedor) enterprising; (vivo) lively, inquiring (before n)
3 (que se mueve mucho) restless
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Del verbo inquietar: (conjugate inquietar)

inquieto es:

1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo

inquietó es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

Multiple Entries:
inquietar    
inquieto
inquieto
-ta adjetivo

a) [estar] (preocupado) worried

b) [ser] (emprendedor) enterprising;

(vivo) lively, inquiring (before n)
c) (que se mueve mucho) restless

inquietar verbo transitivo to worry
inquieto,-a adjetivo
1 (preocupado, desazonado) worried, [por, about]
2 (curioso, emprendedor) eager
3 (agitado) restless
'inquieto' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
espíritu
- inquieta
- mosca
- nerviosa
- nervioso
- vilo
English:
antsy
- anxious
- fidgety
- restless
- unsettled
- worried
- apprehensive
- disturbed
- fretful
- ill
- uneasy
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inquieto, -a adj
1. [preocupado] worried, anxious (por about);
estoy inquieto por su ausencia I'm worried that he's not here
2. [agitado, nervioso] restless;
es un niño muy inquieto he's a very restless o fidgety child;
el paciente está muy inquieto the patient is very unsettled
3. [con afán de saber] curious;
tiene una mente inquieta he has an inquiring mind
4. CAm [predispuesto] inclined, predisposed
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inquieto
adj worried, anxious
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inquieto, -ta adj
1) : anxious, uneasy, worried
2) : restless
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inquieto adj
1. (agitado, revuelto) restless
es un niño muy inquieto he's a very restless child
2. (preocupado) worried
estoy un poco inquieta I'm a bit worried

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • inquieto — inquieto, ta (Del lat. inquiētus). 1. adj. Que no está quieto, o es de índole bulliciosa. 2. Propenso a promover o efectuar cambios. 3. Desasosegado por una agitación del ánimo. 4. Se dice de aquellas cosas en que no se ha tenido o gozado quietud …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • inquieto — (Del lat. inquietus.) ► adjetivo 1 Que se mueve mucho, que no puede estar quieto: ■ tienen un niño muy inquieto. SINÓNIMO bullicioso ANTÓNIMO sosegado 2 Que está nervioso o agitado a causa de un malestar físico o moral: ■ los problemas en el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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  • inquieto — (adj) (Intermedio) agitado a causa de una inseguridad o del nerviosismo general Ejemplos: Mi perro está muy inquieto hoy y no para de caminar, no sé qué le pasa. Dolores parecía bastante inquieta antes del examen. Sinónimos: nervioso, agitado …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate

  • inquieto — {{hw}}{{inquieto}}{{/hw}}agg. 1 Che non ha quiete. 2 Preoccupato, ansioso: tenere inquieto qlcu. 3 Crucciato, stizzito …   Enciclopedia di italiano


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