What does uneasy mean?

Definitions for uneasyʌnˈi zi

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word uneasy.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. uneasy(adj)

    lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance

    "farmers were uneasy until rain finally came"; "uneasy about his health"; "gave an uneasy laugh"; "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown"; "an uneasy coalition government"; "an uneasy calm"; "an uneasy silence fell on the group"

  2. restless, uneasy(adj)

    lacking or not affording physical or mental rest

    "a restless night"; "she fell into an uneasy sleep"

  3. anxious, nervous, queasy, uneasy, unquiet(adj)

    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"

  4. awkward, ill at ease(p), uneasy(adj)

    socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner

    "awkward and reserved at parties"; "ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know"; "was always uneasy with strangers"

  5. uneasy(adj)

    relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort

Webster Dictionary

  1. Uneasy(adj)

    not easy; difficult

  2. Uneasy(adj)

    restless; disturbed by pain, anxiety, or the like; disquieted; perturbed

  3. Uneasy(adj)

    not easy in manner; constrained; stiff; awkward; not graceful; as, an uneasy deportment

  4. Uneasy(adj)

    occasioning want of ease; constraining; cramping; disagreeable; unpleasing

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Uneasy

    un-ē′zi, adj. not at ease: restless: feeling pain: constrained: not easy to be done.—ns. Unease′ (arch.), Uneas′iness, state of being uneasy or not at ease: want of ease: disquiet.—adv. Uneas′ily.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uneasy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uneasy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.

  2. Mark Pervan:

    The trade data over the weekend would probably have the market a little uneasy.

  3. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker:

    I said to them, the voters had told us they wanted is to be big and be bold. As you can imagine, at the time, there were some Republican lawmakers who were kind of uneasy with the idea of taking on the status quo.

  4. Bruce Lee:

    Not being tense but ready. Not thinking but not dreaming. Not being set but flexible. Liberation from the uneasy sense of confinement. It is being wholly and quietly alive, aware and alert, ready for whatever may come.

  5. Allison Young:

    When I began doing this film, I had an uneasy feeling inside of me and I felt so conflicted. ... We talked to the producers about our concerns. They just told us, 'If you guys are so sensitive, you should leave,' nothing has changed.

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