adjective (uneasier, uneasiest)
Causing or feeling anxiety; troubled or uncomfortable: she felt guilty now and a little uneasy an uneasy silence
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- 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.
worried, anxious, troubled, disturbed, agitated, rattled, nervous, tense, overwrought, edgy, jumpy, apprehensive, restless, discomfited, perturbed, fearful, uncomfortable, unsettled
worrying, disturbing, troubling, alarming, disquieting, unsettling, disconcerting, upsetting, nagging, niggling
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