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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 ?
First there was an uneasy desire for change, for some big defi- nite movement to her life.
Ned, too, finally succumbed to the overpowering weariness of the first day of travel, and he, too, slept, though it was an uneasy slumber, disturbed by a feeling as though some one were holding a heavy black quilt over his head, preventing him from breathing.
Then, without circumlocution or apology, first pronounced the word "Standish," and placing the unknown engine, already described, to his mouth, from which he drew a high, shrill sound, that was followed by an octave below, from his own voice, he commenced singing the following words, in full, sweet, and melodious tones, that set the music, the poetry, and even the uneasy motion of his ill- trained beast at defiance; "How good it is, O see, And how it pleaseth well, Together e'en in unity, For brethren so to dwell.
He made her uneasy, and seemed to unsettle everything around her, by his lack of reverence for what was fixed, unless, at a moment's warning, it could establish its right to hold its ground.
His spirit could never, I conceive, have been characterized by an uneasy activity; it must, at any period of his life, have required an impulse to set him in motion; but once stirred up, with obstacles to overcome, and an adequate object to be attained, it was not in the man to give out or fail.
I wondered even then a little why she should wish not to show it, and that, with reflection, with suspicion, might of course have made me uneasy.
I had blown out the candle; and the mere thought of Queequeg--not four feet off --sitting there in that uneasy position, stark alone in the cold and dark; this made me really wretched.
When we came to the door the gentleman seemed very uneasy.
Presently the sky became overcast, and the captain came aft looking uneasy.
That made me pretty uneasy again, but only for a minute; I reckoned I wouldn't stay on hand till he got that chance.
He stood about, restless and uneasy, for a while, glancing at the door, every now and then, hoping she would repent and come to find him.
Up the two terrace flights of steps the rain ran wildly, and beat at the great door, like a swift messenger rousing those within; uneasy rushes of wind went through the hall, among the old spears and knives, and passed lamenting up the stairs, and shook the curtains of the bed where the last Marquis had slept.