unease

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noun un·ease \ˌən-ˈēz\

Definition of unease

  1. :  mental or spiritual discomfort: as a :  vague dissatisfaction :  misgiving b :  anxiety, disquiet 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.

14th Century

First Known Use of unease

14th century


UNEASE Defined for English Language Learners

unease

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noun un·ease \ˌən-ˈēz\

Definition of unease for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of worry or unhappiness



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