uneasiness

[ US /ˌəˈnizinəs/ ]
[ UK /ʌnˈiːzɪnəs/ ]
NOUN
  1. physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
  2. feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
  3. embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
  4. inability to rest or relax or be still
  5. the trait of seeming ill at ease
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How To Use uneasiness In A Sentence

  • For once I could only think about Becca, the uneasiness growing as I remembered the look in her eyes, and the deliberate way she phrased her last words to me.
  • Sensing my uneasiness, Keith slipped his arms away from around my waist.
  • I have been bothered with praecordial uneasiness and intermittent pulse ever since I have been here, and at last I got tired of it and went home the day before yesterday to get carefully overhauled. The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley
  • Perhaps no one operation of frequent recurrence and absolute necessity involves so much mental pain and imaginative uneasiness as the reduction of thoughts to paper, for the furtherance of epistolatory correspondence. Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, October 16, 1841
  • She took several deep breaths and tried to settle the uneasiness in her chest.
  • Ever since this last pleuritic business I have been troubled with praecordial uneasiness. The Life and Letters of Thomas Henry Huxley
  • She had looked forward with considerable uneasiness to her first encounter with her aunt. The House of Mirth
  • The suffix "- ec -" is used to form words indicating the "abstract quality" of that which is expressed in the root, or formation, to which it is attached: amikeco = friendship. fleksebleco = flexibility. ofteco = frequency. patreco = fatherhood. indeco = worthiness. patrineco = motherhood. dankemeco = thankfulness. maltrankvileco = uneasiness. A Complete Grammar of Esperanto
  • Doctors often sense uneasiness in the people they deal with.
  • But, "added he, at seeing the old woman's uneasiness at his discourse," affliction may gie him a jagg, and let the wind out o 'him, as out o' a cow that's eaten wet clover, and the lad may do weel, and be a burning and a shining light; and I trust it will be yours to see, and his to feel it, and that soon. The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete
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