Examples of ill at ease in a Sentence
He seemed ill at ease when we spoke with him.
I'm usually ill at ease when addressing a large crowd of people.
Recent Examples of ill at ease from the Web
The broadcast of the Golden Globes was an awkward thing; Seacrest and his colleagues at E! seemed ill at ease questioning stars about the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements.
There are times when Vega, who makes a promising acting debut here, seems ill at ease with Marina’s self-policing reticence.
For one thing, all four kids–three of them adults now–feel ill at ease in the world.
Others — mainly men, come to think of it — seemed nervous at the mere thought of this form of fashion activism: Both Al Roker and Ryan Seacrest seemed deeply ill at ease in their interviews with the women in black.
Who told you you had a right never to be made ill at ease?
Compared with the bachelor, Mr. Barthelat, who was wearing a white oxford shirt and gray V-neck sweater, was noticeably ill at ease in front of the camera.
Memoir often proves the salvation of people who feel ill at ease in their bodies.
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ill at ease Synonyms
keyed up, on edge, on pins and needles, on tenterhooks;
ILL AT EASE Defined for English Language Learners
ill at ease
Definition of ill at ease for English Language Learners
: not comfortable or relaxed : nervous or embarrassed
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