unease


un·ease

noun \ˌən-ˈēz\

: a feeling of worry or unhappiness

Full Definition of UNEASE

:  mental or spiritual discomfort: as
a :  vague dissatisfaction :  misgiving
b :  anxiety, disquiet
c :  lack of ease (as in social relations) :  embarrassment

Examples of UNEASE

  1. A feeling of unease came over her.
  2. They noticed increasing signs of unease among the workers.

First Known Use of UNEASE

14th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: uneasily
Previous Word in the Dictionary: unearthly
All Words Near: unease

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up unease? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).