unease

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noun un·ease \ ˌən-ˈēz \

Definition of unease

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

Examples of unease in a Sentence

  1. A feeling of unease came over her.

  2. They noticed increasing signs of unease among the workers.

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First Known Use of unease

14th century


UNEASE Defined for English Language Learners

unease

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Definition of unease for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of worry or unhappiness



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