HyperDic: ill_at_ease

English > 1 sense of the expression ill at ease:
ADJECTIVEallill at ease, awkward, uneasysocially uncomfortable
English > ill at ease: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningsocially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner.
Example "ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know"
Synonymsawkward, uneasy
Broaderuncomfortableconducive to or feeling mental discomfort

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