HyperDic: qualm

English > 2 senses of the word qualm:
NOUNfeelingqualm, scruple, misgivinguneasiness about the fitness of an action
statequalm, queasiness, squeamishnessa mild state of nausea
English > qualm: 2 senses > noun 1, feeling
Meaninguneasiness about the fitness of an action.
Synonymsscruple, misgiving
BroaderanxietyA vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune
Spanishduda, escrúpulo, recelo
Catalandubte, escrúpol, recel
English > qualm: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA mild state of nausea.
Synonymsqueasiness, squeamishness
Broadernausea, sicknessThe state that precedes vomiting
Spanishaprensión, bascas, escrúpulo
Catalanbasca, basques

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