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ill at ease

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feeling or showing uncomfortable feelings of uncertainty
  • I'm usually ill at ease when addressing a large crowd of people

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The first known use of ill at ease was in the 14th century

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“Ill at ease.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ill%20at%20ease. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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