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Definitions and Synonyms of ill at ease | Another word for ill at ease | What is ill at ease?

Definition 1: socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ill at ease or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • awkward and reserved at parties
  • ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know
  • was always uneasy with strangers

Synonyms for ill at ease in the sense of this definition

(ill at ease is similar to ...) conducive to or feeling mental discomfort

"this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable" "the uncomfortable truth" "grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye" "an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest" "the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable"

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