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