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uneasy Syllabification: un·eas·y
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈēzē/

Definition of uneasy in English:

adjective (uneasier, uneasiest)

Causing or feeling anxiety; troubled or uncomfortable: she felt guilty now and a little uneasy an uneasy silence
More example sentences
  • These families have not returned to Juda as yet and an uneasy silence pervades the huts left behind by them.
  • Diego grew uneasy with the silence and stood up, she walked to the door and knocked on it.
  • A silence came over them as neither knew what to say next to break the uneasy silence.


Pronunciation: /ˌənˈēzilē/
Example sentences
  • He suddenly looks a lot more nervous, gazing down uneasily at the photos of the alien ships.
  • The resultant lifetime ban from playing sits uneasily on his broad shoulders.
  • She turned to Michael, who was standing uneasily near the entrance to the tomb.
Pronunciation: /ˌənˈēzēnəs/
Example sentences
  • So the new world one year on has become one of general uneasiness rather than fear, an emotion reserved more for the state of the economy.
  • People's anxieties may reflect uneasiness about shifts in racial and ethnic demographics in a given neighbourhood.
  • As is clear from her uneasiness, Olivia dreads the exposure of her family's secret.
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