Definition of uneasy
- uneasy news of captures and killings
- —Marjory S. Douglas
Rain made the crew uneasy.
He has an uneasy relationship with his father.
We spent an uneasy night waiting for news.
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agitated, bothered, chagrined, dismayed, disquieted, distressed, disturbed, fazed, flustered, jittery, jumpy, mortified, nervous, nonplussed (also nonplused), perturbed, rattled, unhinged, unsettled, upset;
: worried or unhappy about something
: likely to change or end : not secure or settled
: awkward and uncomfortable : not relaxed
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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