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inquietud
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inquietud(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (care)
a. worry
Mi mayor inquietud es que mis hijos no tengan una vida mejor de la que he tenido yo.My greatest worry is that my children won't have a better life than the one I've had.
2. (uneasiness)
a. anxiety
Los decrecientes ingresos de la empresa provocaron inquietud entre el personal.The company's decreasing revenues caused anxiety among the staff.
3. (curiosity)
a. affinity
Siempre tuvo inquietudes por la música y la literatura.He always had an affinity for music and literature.
b. interest
Desde que tuvo hijos, mi hermana carece de cualquier inquietud que no sea criarlos.Since she had children, my sister hasn't had any interests besides raising them.
4. (restiveness)
a. restlessness
Su inquietud lo llevaba a hacer locuras que no se le ocurrían a nadie.His restlessness led him to do crazy things no one else would think of.
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inquietud
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (preocupación)
a. worry, anxiety
tener inquietudesto have an inquiring mind
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inquietud
1 (preocupación) concern
expresaron su inquietud por el futuro de sus hijos they expressed their concern for their children's future; los rumores han provocado inquietud entre los inversores the rumours have aroused concern among investors; aumenta la inquietud por la proliferación de armas nucleares concern is growing over the proliferation of nuclear weapons; esperaban su llamada con inquietud they anxiously awaited her call
2 (interés) interest
mi hijo no tiene ninguna inquietud my son isn't interested in anything; my son has no interest in anything; es persona de inquietudes culturales she has an interest in culture; she has cultural interests
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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