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1uneasy

adjective un·easy \-ˈē-zē\

: worried or unhappy about something

: likely to change or end : not secure or settled

: awkward and uncomfortable : not relaxed

Full Definition of UNEASY

1
:  causing physical or mental discomfort <uneasy news of captures and killings — Marjory S. Douglas>
2
:  not easy :  difficult
3
:  marked by lack of ease :  awkward, embarrassed <gave an uneasy laugh>
4
:  apprehensive, worried <uneasy about the weather>
5
:  restless, unquiet <an uneasy night>
6
:  precarious, unstable <an uneasy truce>
un·eas·i·ness noun
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Examples of UNEASY

  1. Rain made the crew uneasy.
  2. He has an uneasy relationship with his father.
  3. We spent an uneasy night waiting for news.

First Known Use of UNEASY

14th century

2uneasy

adverb

Definition of UNEASY

:  uneasily

First Known Use of UNEASY

1596
UNEASINESS Defined for Kids

uneasy

adjective un·easy \ˌən-ˈē-zē\
un·eas·i·erun·eas·i·est

Definition of UNEASY for Kids

1
:  not comfortable in manner :  awkward <Their staring made me uneasy.>
2
:  showing or filled with worry :  apprehensive <He was uneasy before the test.>
un·eas·i·ly \-zə-lē\ adverb
un·eas·i·ness \-zē-nəs\ noun

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