ill at ease


: not comfortable or relaxed : nervous or embarrassed

Full Definition of ILL AT EASE

:  not feeling easy :  uncomfortable

Examples of ILL AT EASE

  1. He seemed ill at ease when we spoke with him.
  2. <I'm usually ill at ease when addressing a large crowd of people.>

First Known Use of ILL AT EASE

14th century


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