uneasy

[uhn-ee-zee]
adjective, uneasier, uneasiest.
1.
not easy in body or mind; uncomfortable; restless; disturbed; perturbed.
2.
not easy in manner; constrained; awkward.
3.
not conducive to ease; causing bodily discomfort.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English unesy. See un-1, easy

unease, noun
uneasily, adverb
uneasiness, noun
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uneasy (ʌnˈiːzɪ)
 
adj
1.  (of a person) anxious; apprehensive
2.  (of a condition) precarious; uncomfortable: an uneasy truce
3.  (of a thought, etc) disturbing; disquieting
 
un'ease
 
n
 
un'easily
 
adv
 
un'easiness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

uneasy
late 13c., "not comforting," from un- (1) "not" + easy. Meaning "disturbed in mind" is attested from 1670s.
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Example sentences
Even as its executives celebrated, recalls one, they were uneasy.
The best kind of technocrat is uneasy about being in power at all.
The inflection told me the chimpanzees were surprised or uneasy.
Icelanders live in an uneasy peace with the geologic unrest beneath their feet.
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