English adjective: uneasy
|1.||uneasy lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance|
|Samples||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.
|Similar||apprehensive, precarious, unstable, worried|
|See also||tense, uncomfortable, unquiet|
|2.||uneasy lacking or not affording physical or mental rest|
|Samples||A restless night.|
She fell into an uneasy sleep.
|Antonyms||relaxing, reposeful, restful|
|3.||uneasy causing or fraught with or showing anxiety|
|Samples||Spent an anxious night waiting for the test results.|
Cast anxious glances behind her.
Those nervous moments before takeoff.
An unquiet mind.
|Synonyms||anxious, nervous, queasy, unquiet|
|4.||uneasy socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner|
|Samples||Awkward and reserved at parties.|
Ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know.
Was always uneasy with strangers.
|Synonyms||awkward, ill at ease|
|5.||uneasy relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort|