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uneasy

[ uhn-ee-zee ]
/ 蕦n藞i zi /
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adjective, un路eas路i路er, un路eas路i路est.
not easy in body or mind; uncomfortable; restless; disturbed; perturbed.
not easy in manner; constrained; gauche; stilted.
not conducive to ease; causing bodily discomfort.
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Origin of uneasy

First recorded in 1250鈥1300, uneasy is from the Middle English word unesy.See un-1, easy

OTHER WORDS FROM uneasy

un路ease, nounun路eas路i路ly, adverbun路eas路i路ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for uneasy

uneasy
/ (蕦n藞i藧z瑟) /

adjective
(of a person) anxious; apprehensive
(of a condition) precarious; uncomfortablean uneasy truce
(of a thought, etc) disturbing; disquieting

Derived forms of uneasy

unease, noununeasily, adverbuneasiness, noun
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