HyperDic: uneasy

English > 5 senses of the word uneasy:
ADJECTIVEalluneasylacking a sense of security or affording no ease / ease or reassurance
alluneasy, restlesslacking or not affording physical or mental rest
alluneasy, anxious, nervous, queasy, unquietcausing or fraught with or showing anxiety
alluneasy, awkward, ill at easesocially uncomfortable
alluneasyrelating to bodily unease that causes discomfort
uneasy > pronunciation
Soundsahniy'ziy
RhymesAnasazi ... z / Z: 56 rhymes with ziy...
English > uneasy: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaninglacking a sense of security or affording no ease / ease or reassurance.
Examples
  • "farmers were uneasy until rain finally came"
  • "uneasy about his health"
  • "gave an uneasy laugh"
  • "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown"
  • "an uneasy coalition government"
  • "an uneasy calm"
  • "an uneasy silence fell on the group"
Narrowerapprehensive, worriedmentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc
precarious, unstableaffording no ease or reassurance
See alsotenseIn or of a state of physical or nervous tension
uncomfortableconducive to or feeling mental discomfort
unquietCharacterized by unrest or disorder
OppositeeasyFree from worry or anxiety
Spanishaprensivo, inquieto, intranquilo
Catalanaprensiu
Nounsuneasinessfeelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
Adverbsuneasilywith anxiety or apprehension
English > uneasy: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningLacking or not affording physical or mental rest.
Example "she fell into an uneasy sleep"
Synonymrestless
Oppositerestful, reposeful, relaxingAffording physical or mental rest
Spanishinquieto
Nounsuneasinessinability to rest or relax or be still
English > uneasy: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningCausing or fraught with or showing anxiety.
Synonymsanxious, nervous, queasy, unquiet
BroadertroubledCharacterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need
Spanishansioso, inquieto, nervioso
Catalanansiós
Nounsuneasinessinability to rest or relax or be still
English > uneasy: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningsocially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner.
Example "was always uneasy with strangers"
Synonymsawkward, ill at ease
Broaderuncomfortableconducive to or feeling mental discomfort
Nounsuneasinessthe trait of seeming ill at ease
uneasinessembarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
English > uneasy: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaningrelating to bodily unease that causes discomfort.
BroaderuncomfortableProviding or experiencing physical discomfort
Nounsuneasinessphysical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)

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