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un·eas·y

 (ŭn-ē′zē)
adj. un·eas·i·er, un·eas·i·est
1. Lacking a sense of security; anxious or apprehensive: The farmers were uneasy until it finally rained.
2. Affording no ease or reassurance: an uneasy calm.
3.
a. Awkward or unsure in manner; constrained: uneasy with strangers.
b. Causing constraint or awkwardness: an uneasy silence.
4. Not conducive to rest: fell into a fitful, uneasy sleep.

un·ease′, un·eas′i·ness n.
un·eas′i·ly adv.

uneasy

(ʌnˈiːzɪ)
adj
1. (of a person) anxious; apprehensive
2. (of a condition) precarious; uncomfortable: an uneasy truce.
3. (of a thought, etc) disturbing; disquieting
unˈease n
unˈeasily adv
unˈeasiness n

un•eas•y

(ʌnˈi zi)

adj. -eas•i•er, -eas•i•est.
1. not easy in body or mind; restless; perturbed.
2. not easy in manner; awkward; constrained.
3. not conducive to ease.
4. insecure; an uneasy peace.
[1250–1300]
un•ease′, n.
un•eas′i•ly, adv.
un•eas′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uneasy - lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassuranceuneasy - lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance; "farmers were uneasy until rain finally came"; "uneasy about his health"; "gave an uneasy laugh"; "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown"; "an uneasy coalition government"; "an uneasy calm"; "an uneasy silence fell on the group"
uncomfortable - conducive to or feeling mental discomfort; "this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable"; "the uncomfortable truth"; "grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye"; "an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest"; "the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable"
unquiet - characterized by unrest or disorder; "unquiet days of riots"; "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation"; "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning"
tense - in or of a state of physical or nervous tension
easy - free from worry or anxiety; "knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy"; "an easy good-natured manner"; "by the time the chsild faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"
2.uneasy - lacking or not affording physical or mental rest; "a restless night"; "she fell into an uneasy sleep"
3.uneasy - causing or fraught with or showing anxietyuneasy - causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before takeoff"; "an unquiet mind"
troubled - characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need; "troubled areas"; "fell into a troubled sleep"; "a troubled expression"; "troubled teenagers"
4.uneasy - socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner; "awkward and reserved at parties"; "ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know"; "was always uneasy with strangers"
uncomfortable - conducive to or feeling mental discomfort; "this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable"; "the uncomfortable truth"; "grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye"; "an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest"; "the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable"
5.uneasy - relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort
uncomfortable - providing or experiencing physical discomfort; "an uncomfortable chair"; "an uncomfortable day in the hot sun"

uneasy

adjective
2. precarious, strained, uncomfortable, tense, awkward, unstable, shaky, insecure, constrained An uneasy calm has settled over Los Angeles.

uneasy

adjective
1. In a state of anxiety or uneasiness:
2. Affording no quiet, repose, or rest:
3. Characterized by embarrassment and discomfort:
Translations
مُضْطَرِب
neklidnýstísněný
ængsteligurolig
órólegur
nerimasnerimavimassunerimęssusinepatoginęssusinepatoginimas
nemierīgssatraukts

uneasy

[ʌnˈiːzɪ] ADJ
1. (= worried) → inquieto; (= ill at ease) → incómodo, molesto
people are uneasy about their futurela gente está preocupada por el futuro
I felt uneasy about doing it on my ownme inquietaba la idea de hacerlo solo
to become uneasy (about sth)empezar a inquietarse (por algo)
to make sb uneasydejar a algn intranquilo, inquietar a algn
2. (= uncomfortable) [conscience] → intranquilo; [silence] → incómodo
3. (= fragile) [peace, truce, alliance] → frágil, precario
4. (= restless) [sleep] → agitado; [night] → intranquilo

uneasy

[ʌnˈiːzi] adj
(= worried) → inquiet/iète
to be uneasy about sth → être inquiet/iète à propos de qch, s'inquiéter au sujet de qch
to be uneasy about doing sth (= worried about) → être inquiet/iète à l'idée de faire qch, s'inquiéter à l'idée de faire qch (= reluctant to) → hésiter à faire qch
(= ill-at-ease) → gêné(e)
He made me feel terribly uneasy → Il me faisait me sentir terriblement gênée.
He looked uneasy and refused to answer my questions → Il eut l'air gêné et refusa de répondre à mes questions.
(= insecure) [truce, compromise, alliance] → précaire
an uneasy relationship with sb/sth → des relations tourmentées avec qn/qch
(= disturbing) [feeling, suspicion] → désagréable
(= disturbed) [sleep] → agité(e)

uneasy

adj (= uncomfortable) sleep, nightunruhig; conscienceschlecht; (= worried) laugh, lookunbehaglich, beklommen; (= awkward) silence, atmosphereunbehaglich, beklommen; behaviourunsicher; peace, balanceunsicher, prekär, wack(e)lig (inf); alliance, coalition, relationshipinstabil, wack(e)lig (inf); (= worrying) suspicion, feelingbeunruhigend, beklemmend, unangenehm; to be uneasy (person, = ill at ease) → beklommen sein; (= worried)beunruhigt sein; I am or feel uneasy about itmir ist nicht wohl dabei; to make somebody uneasyjdn beunruhigen, jdn unruhig machen; I have an uneasy feeling that …ich habe das ungute or unangenehme Gefühl, dass …; to become uneasyunruhig werden; to grow or become uneasy about somethingsich über etw (acc)beunruhigen; his conscience was uneasysein Gewissen plagte ihn, er hatte ein schlechtes Gewissen

uneasy

[ʌnˈiːzɪ] adj (person, worried) → inquieto/a, preoccupato/a, agitato/a; (ill at ease) → a disagio; (calm, peace) → precario/a; (night, sleep) → agitato/a; (silence) → imbarazzato/a
to feel uneasy about doing sth → non sentirsela di fare qc
to become uneasy about sb/sth → cominciare a preoccuparsi per qn/qc
to have an uneasy conscience → non avere la coscienza a posto

uneasy

(anˈiːzi) adjective
(of a person or a situation etc) troubled, anxious or unsettled. When her son did not return, she grew uneasy.
unˈease noun
uneasiness.
unˈeasily adverb
in an uneasy or embarrassed way. He glanced uneasily at her.
unˈeasiness noun
the state of being uneasy. I could not understand her apparent uneasiness.

uneasy

a. inquieto-a, intranquilo-a.
References in classic literature ?
The bear and the wolf grew uneasy, and turned back and went into their holes.
The others, a little uneasy at the turn things had taken, went back to Paris together.
I will not say, 'Do not be uneasy,' because I know that you are so, at this moment; but be as little uneasy as you can.
It will not make you uneasy on Mrs Gowan's account, I hope--for I remember that you said you had the interest of a true friend in her--if I tell you that I wish she could have married some one better suited to her.
If this fool," she said, "should have an uneasy dream and roll into the well men would say that I did it.
The doctor, the monthly nurse, and Dolly and her mother, and most of all Levin, who could not think of the approaching event without terror, began to be impatient and uneasy.
I can't imagine," says the old gentleman; "and I must say it makes me dreadful uneasy.
Was he very uneasy in the meantime at his inability to give his daughter her birthright?
And again, he need not make himself uneasy at incurring a reproach for those vices without which the state can only be saved with difficulty, for if everything is considered carefully, it will be found that something which looks like virtue, if followed, would be his ruin; whilst something else, which looks like vice, yet followed brings him security and prosperity.
Having made this rather lofty comparison I am less uneasy in calling attention to the existence of low people by whose interference, however little we may like it, the course of the world is very much determined.
But though this complacence to one whom the captain thoroughly despised, was not so uneasy to him as it would have been had any hopes of preferment made it necessary to show the same submission to a Hoadley, or to some other of great reputation in the science, yet even this cost him too much to be endured without some motive.
he said, after meditating for a long time--and said with a deep sigh and an uneasy shifting of his attitude, as though he dismissed some other subject from his thoughts, and returned to that which had held possession of them all the day--the plot thickens; I have thrown the shell; it will explode, I think, in eight-and-forty hours, and should scatter these good folks amazingly.