What does ill at ease mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. ill at ease(Adjective)

    anxious; unsure; uneasy

  2. ill at ease(Adjective)


  3. Origin: Compare to malaise, a similar formation from French.


  1. Ill at Ease

    Ill at Ease is the debut album by punk rock band The Methadones.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ill at ease in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ill at ease in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ovid:

    Minds that are ill at ease are agitated by both hope and fear.

  2. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    This world owes all its forward impulses to people ill at ease.

  3. Nathaniel Hawthorne:

    The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease. The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.

  4. Karthik Athreya:

    For my part, seventeen years after my first PhD coursework, I still feel ill at ease with my grasp of many issues, and I am fairly confident that this is not just a question of limited intellect.

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