ill-at-ease


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ill-at-ease

[ˈɪlətˈiːz] ADJ (= awkward) → molesto, incómodo; (= uneasy) → inquieto, intranquilo

ill

(il) comparative worse (wəːs) : superlative worst (wəːst) adjective
1. not in good health; not well. She was ill for a long time.
2. bad. ill health; These pills have no ill effects.
3. evil or unlucky. ill luck.
adverb
not easily. We could ill afford to lose that money.
noun
1. evil. I would never wish anyone ill.
2. trouble. all the ills of this world.
ill-
badly. ill-equipped; ill-used.
ˈillness noun
a state or occasion of being unwell. There is a lot of illness in the village just now; childhood illnesses.
ˌill-at-ˈease adjective
uncomfortable; embarrassed. She feels ill-at-ease at parties.
ˌill-ˈfated adjective
ending in, or bringing, disaster. an ill-fated expedition.
ˌill-ˈfeeling noun
(an) unkind feeling (towards another person). The two men parted without any ill-feeling(s).
ˌill-ˈmannered / ˌill-ˈbred adjective
having bad manners. He's an ill-mannered young man.
ˌill-ˈtempered / ˌill-ˈnatured adjective
having or showing bad temper. Don't be so ill-natured just because you're tired.
ˌill-ˈtreat verb
to treat badly or cruelly. She often ill-treated her children.
ˌill-ˈtreatment noun
ˌill-ˈuse (-ˈjuːz) verb
to ill-treat.
ˌill-ˈwill noun
unkind feeling. I bear you no ill-will.
be taken ill
to become ill. He was taken ill at the party and was rushed to hospital.
ill means unwell: He was very ill when he had pneumonia .
sick means vomiting or inclined to vomit: He was sick twice in the car ; I feel sick .
References in classic literature ?
Cathcart coughed and was obviously ill-at-ease, but he answered with some show of dignity.
Looking ill-at-ease, as though her quest for an elusive 22nd grand slam title was weighing heavily on her shoulders, Williams struggled with her serve and sprayed balls wide on both sides of the court.
OPEN CHECK Jonathan Kay SWIFT PAINTER would probably be happy if he never saw Romford again so ill-at-ease has he looked in two runs round there, but a return to home track Hove can bring about a renaissance in a Coral Sussex Cup trial stakes over 515m (9.
E-Claire is one of the favourites to go tonight, but my money's on Frankie Dettori, horribly ill-at-ease in the BB house without any burger-power beneath his thighs.
What we saw was a man ill-at-ease in the spotlight and struggling in the face of direct and straightforward questions.
Advisers persuaded the PM to take to the airwaves again despite his excruciating, ill-at-ease performance on YouTube earlier this year.
The recent releases from masters of the quill Nikki Giovanni and Michelle Cliff are a balm for that ill-at-ease feeling brought on by watching the news.
To achieve that then Boro must improve at the back where the central partnership of Gavin Cowan, who was caught napping for Holland's opener, and Neil Moore looked ill-at-ease while full-backs Rob Oddy and Connor Franklin have enjoyed better displays.
Frankie Muniz (Agent Cody Banks / Malcolm in the Middle) looks ill-at-ease and not just because of the unpleasantness that might be in store for him.