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ill at ease

adjective

Simple Definition of ill at ease

  • : not comfortable or relaxed : nervous or embarrassed

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of ill at ease

  1. :  not feeling easy :  uncomfortable

Examples of ill at ease in a sentence

  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.>



14th Century

First Known Use of ill at ease

14th century


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