uneasy (adj.)

  1. 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. lacking or not affording physical or mental rest; a restless night; she fell into an uneasy sleep

    [ Syn: restless ]

  3. 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

    [ Syn: anxious , nervous , queasy , unquiet ]

  4. socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner; awkward and reserved at parties; ill at ease among eddies of people he didnt know; was always uneasy with strangers

    [ Syn: awkward , ill at ease ]

  5. relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort

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