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Definition 1: lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where uneasy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

(uneasy is similar to ...) mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc

"apprehensive about her job" "not used to a city and worried about small things" "felt apprehensive about the consequences"

(uneasy is similar to ...) affording no ease or reassurance

"a precarious truce"

(means also ...) 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"

(means also ...) characterized by unrest or disorder

"unquiet days of riots" "following the assassination of Martin Luter King ours was an unquiet nation" "spent an unquiet night tossing and turning"

(means also ...) in or of a state of physical or nervous tension

Definition 2: lacking or not affording physical or mental rest - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where uneasy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a restless night
  • she fell into an uneasy sleep

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Definition 3: causing or fraught with or showing anxiety - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where uneasy or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
  • cast anxious glances behind her
  • those nervous moments before takeoff
  • an unquiet mind

Synonyms for uneasy in the sense of this definition

(uneasy is similar to ...) characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need

"troubled areas" "fell into a troubled sleep" "a troubled expression" "troubled teenagers"

Definition 4: relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(uneasy is similar to ...) providing or experiencing physical discomfort

"an uncomfortable chair" "an uncomfortable day in the hot sun"

Definition 5: socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where uneasy 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 uneasy in the sense of this definition

(uneasy 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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