Examples of unease in a Sentence
A feeling of unease came over her.
They noticed increasing signs of unease among the workers.
Recent Examples of unease from the Web
While all of this probably won’t affect its bid for a sixth championship, my sense is there’s a certain unease with what the future holds for the organization.
Despite the unease, many brokers are helping clients use the new contracts.
Despite the unease of countries like Brazil, Germany, India, Russia, and China, the United Nations Security Council authorized a military intervention, ostensibly for the limited goal of protecting civilians from the Libyan military’s attacks.
Adding to the unease has been uncertainty over United States policy under President Trump.
Iran’s reported intervention in Iraq’s semiautonomous northern Kurdish region, after last month’s much criticized vote for independence in a referendum, has deepened the unease.
While senior Republicans have been happy with Trump's touting of the tax effort in speeches and even a few tweets, the unease about what will happen next is palpable.
Underscoring the unease, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, of California, a longtime backer of the single-payer idea, declined to endorse Sanders' measure Tuesday.
Due to those ailments, the optimism and momentum the Dolphins carried from coach Adam Gase’s first year, and the organization’s first playoff appearance since the 2008 season, have dropped to unease and discomfort.
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First Known Use of unease
Synonymsagita, agitation, anxiousness, apprehension, apprehensiveness, care, concern, concernment, disquiet, disquietude, fear, nervosity, nervousness, perturbation, solicitude, sweat, anxiety, uneasiness, worry
Related Wordsstrain, stress, tension; alarm (also alarum), anguish, consternation, desperateness, desperation, discomfort, discomposure, dismay, distraction, distress, disturbance, edginess, franticness, hand-wringing, jitters, jumpiness, panic, tremor; angst, fearfulness, torment, upset, vexation; cold feet, doubt, dread, foreboding, incertitude, misgiving, presentiment, suspense, uncertainty; compunction, qualm, scruple
Near Antonymscalm, calmness, content, contentment, ease, easiness, peace, peacefulness, placidity, placidness, quiet, quietude, sereneness, serenity, tranquillity (or tranquility), tranquilness; comfort, consolation, relief, solace
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