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qualmish

[ kwah-mish, kwaw- ]
/ ˈkwɑ mɪʃ, ˈkwɔ- /
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adjective

tending to have, or having, qualms.
of the nature of a qualm.
likely to cause qualms.

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Origin of qualmish

First recorded in 1540–50; qualm + -ish1

OTHER WORDS FROM qualmish

qualm·ish·ly, adverbqualm·ish·ness, noun
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