Definitions for uneasyʌnˈi zi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•eas•yʌnˈi zi(adj.)-eas•i•er, -eas•i•est.

  1. not easy in body or mind; restless; perturbed.

  2. not easy in manner; awkward; constrained.

  3. not conducive to ease.

  4. insecure

    an uneasy peace.

Origin of uneasy:

1250–1300

un•eas′i•ness(n.)

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. uneasy(adjective)ʌnˈi zi

    anxious or nervous

    uneasy about admitting her mistake; an uneasy feeling

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


Translations for uneasy

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

uneasy(adjective)

(of a person or a situation etc) troubled, anxious or unsettled

When her son did not return, she grew uneasy.

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