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uh nee zee

  • a  lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance
    farmers were uneasy until rain finally came
    uneasy about his health
    gave an uneasy laugh
    uneasy lies the head that wears the crown
    an uneasy coalition government
    an uneasy calm
    an uneasy silence fell on the group
  • a  lacking or not affording physical or mental rest
    she fell into an uneasy sleep
  • s  causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
  • s  socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner
    was always uneasy with strangers
  • s  relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort

  • Albert was still young, but he was no longer uneasyhe had risen to become dean of the English department.
News & Articles


  • Jeff Sessions in msnbc.com
    Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama, the top Republican on the panel, said the combination of some of Kagan's careful answers and her record "leaves me uneasy" about her confirmation.
  • Tim Wakefield in ESPN
    The problem that the doctors are uneasy about is my recovery time,Wakefield said. "If I keep throwing and throwing and throwing with swelling, it may cause impingement. It may tear something."
  • Chen Yibing in TIME
    Yang was very uneasy going into his third Olympics,said Chen Yibing, Yang's teammate on the China squad that won the team gold two days ago. "But he handled it like a champion and I respect him very much."

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