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: mental or spiritual discomfort: such as
: vague dissatisfaction : misgiving
: anxiety, disquiet
: lack of ease (as in social relations) : embarrassment
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agita, agitation, anxiety, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, care, concern, concernment, disquiet, disquietude, fear, nervosity, nervousness, perturbation, solicitude, sweat, uneasiness, worry
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14th century, in the meaning defined above
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: a feeling of worry or unhappiness
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living or existing for a long time
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