Definition of unease in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈiːz/


[mass noun]
Anxiety or discontent: public unease about defence policy
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  • This is a film that knows exactly what it is doing from the opening frames as the music and titles establish a sense of dread and unease.
  • There is a growing sense of unease - if not yet the type of fear older readers experienced back in the Cold War.
  • As the congregation left St Paul's, there was a reminder of the public unease surrounding the war.

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