qualm qualm

Definition(s):

  1. (n) uneasiness about the fitness of an action
  2. (n) a mild state of nausea

Usage(s):

  1. The whites (mostly the younger generation of the post 1960s) hold little qualm in voting for their ethnic-free choice of leader which several decades ago would have been quite unheard of.
  2. He demanded utter loyalty from his employees not - only to himself but to the products he purveyed - but he was not above firing 50 men at once without qualm or explanation.
  3. In Tears he has morphed into a field producer who never lets a qualm get in the way of a carefully manicured story or an eternal series of adulterous relationships.

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