Definition of UNEASY

Adjective : UNEASY

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) lacking or not affording physical or mental rest; "a restless night"; "she fell into an uneasy sleep" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort ;


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