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uh neez

  • n  physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
  • n  the trait of seeming ill at ease

  • Less than 100 days before the start of the Summer Olympics, a creeping sense of unease pervades Beijing.
  • But those spare words don't begin to touch the enormous implications of either the medical achievementassuming the transplant holdsor the ethical unease raised by the surgery.
  • In another sense, he is part of a broad wave of unease across the continent at the wrenching changes of free market privatization and globalization that have often failed to .
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  • Stocks headed for a bounce
    Stock futures were higher, although continuing unease about when central banks will begin weaning investors off cheap money could make for another volatile session.
    June 12, 2013 - CNN Money
  • Germany 'very worried' by Russian law on gay 'propaganda'
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany has condemned a new Russian law banning homosexual "propaganda", with Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle - himself gay - saying on Wednesday that attempts to stigmatize same-sex relationships had no place in a democracy. The strong words from Berlin reflect growing unease with Moscow's record on human rights and Chancellor Angela Merkel's willingness to openly ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • The Middle Road: Is this America’s new normal?
    There is a deep and abiding sense of unease permeating American society. From the IRS targeting politically conservative groups to the Department of Justice targeting journalists for surveilla…
    June 12, 2013 - Houston County News

  • Barack Obama in National Post
    Difficulty is no excuse for complacency,said Mr. Obama. "Unease is no excuse for inaction. And we must not allow the perfect to become the enemy of progress."
  • Alejandro Wolff in International Herald Tribune
    Wolff told reporters the US had held intensive consultations over the past few days "and the upshot was that there were some unease with the idea" of a resolution.
  • Tony Blair in guardian.co.uk
    While endorsing the concept of multiculturalism - which has been criticised by, among others, Trevor Phillips, chair of the Commission for Racial Equality - Mr Blair argued: "For the first time in a generation there is an unease, an anxiety, even at...

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