unease


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unease - physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)unease - physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
discomfort, uncomfortableness - the state of being tense and feeling pain
2.unease - the trait of seeming ill at easeunease - the trait of seeming ill at ease  
discomposure - a temperament that is perturbed and lacking in composure

unease

noun
1. anxiety, apprehension, nervousness, distress, angst, disquiet, trepidation, uneasiness, sense of foreboding, disquietude He tried to appear casual, but he couldn't conquer his unease.
2. dissatisfaction, dismay, discontent, disappointment, unhappiness, displeasure the depth of public unease about the economy

unease

noun
Translations
إضْطِراب البال، عَدَم إرْتِياح
neklid
ængstelseuro
kényelmetlen érzéskínos érzés
óróleiki, kvíîi, áhyggjur
endişehuzursuzluk

unease

[ʌnˈiːz] N (= tension) → malestar m; (= apprehension) → inquietud f, desasosiego m

unease

[ˌʌnˈiːz] n
(= anxiety) → malaise m
a deep sense of unease → un profond sentiment de malaise
to conquer one's unease → surmonter son malaise
(= dissatisfaction) → malaise m
growing unease → un malaise croissant
public unease → le malaise de l'opinion

unease

nUnbehagen nt, → Beklommenheit f

unease

[ʌnˈiːz] n (nervousness) → disagio; (tension) → tensione f

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.
References in classic literature ?
Had you gone through the pain and unease that I have done to earn these things you would be at more care.
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The sense of unease in West London is all too palpable, with money-bags owner Roman Abramovich ominously silent, as ever, in the background, a manager who can seemingly do nothing to please either boss or fans, and supporters who still haven't quite got over the shock sacking of Di Matteo.
Mr Connolly said: "I was told by some sources there was an unease about a certain individual.
The sense of unease expressed by MPs on all sides followed a call from the head of the armed forces to widen the range of targets to include infrastructure supporting the Gaddafi regime.
Eli Ringer of the Forum of Jewish Organisations, was quoted saying that "many Belgian Jews have a feeling of unease now that anti-Semitism is on the rise.