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"
lacking or not affording physical or mental rest
"a restless night"; "she fell into an uneasy sleep"
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"
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"
relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort
not easy; difficult
restless; disturbed by pain, anxiety, or the like; disquieted; perturbed
not easy in manner; constrained; stiff; awkward; not graceful; as, an uneasy deportment
occasioning want of ease; constraining; cramping; disagreeable; unpleasing
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.
The numerical value of uneasy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of uneasy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.
Calm has reigned over financial markets, but it has been an uneasy calm.
The trade data over the weekend would probably have the market a little uneasy.
That's why Buddhists have been uneasy and feel the need to protect their religion.
I felt violated, and my body said wait a minute, this ain't right. So I was uneasy.
Images & Illustrations of uneasy
Translations for uneasy
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for uneasy »
Find a translation for the uneasy definition in other languages:
Select another language: