[ UK /ʌnˈiːzi/ ]
[ US /əˈnizi/ ]
  1. relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort
  2. socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
    awkward and reserved at parties
    was always uneasy with strangers
    ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know
  3. lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance
    an uneasy silence fell on the group
    an uneasy calm
    an uneasy coalition government
    uneasy lies the head that wears the crown
    farmers were uneasy until rain finally came
    uneasy about his health
    gave an uneasy laugh
  4. lacking or not affording physical or mental rest
    she fell into an uneasy sleep
    a restless night
  5. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
    spent an anxious night waiting for the test results
    cast anxious glances behind her
    those nervous moments before takeoff
    an unquiet mind
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How To Use uneasy In A Sentence

  • I felt very uneasy, as if my stomach was tight and tense, yet it was sloshing about and very empty.
  • Parking wardens and I have an uneasy relationship. Times, Sunday Times
  • His triumph was overshadowed by an uneasy sense of foreboding.
  • The denouement when the birthday comes is surprising enough not to spoil, but again there is something uneasy about it. Times, Sunday Times
  • Wen son, you await here, I quest big ice-cubes apology" Yi snow more thinks more uneasy, directly rush out to inebriate fairy building.
  • There was an uneasy truce between Alex and Dave over dinner.
  • He inherited an uneasy alliance of liberals and social democrats and he knew that, intellectually, the former had to prevail. Times, Sunday Times
  • An uneasy truce has broken out in the coffee shop cybersquatting war.
  • She had an uneasy feeling that something terrible was going to happen.
  • By then he was unofficially resident and working abroad, and in uneasy relations with the Soviet authorities.
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