- n uneasiness about the fitness of an action
- n a mild state of nausea
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.