from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sudden feeling of sickness, faintness, or nausea.
- n. A sudden disturbing feeling: qualms of homesickness.
- n. An uneasy feeling about the propriety or rightness of a course of action.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Mortality; plague; pestilence.
- n. A calamity or disaster.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Sickness; disease; pestilence; death.
- n. A sudden attack of illness, faintness, or pain; an agony.
- n. Especially, a sudden sensation of nausea.
- n. A prick or scruple of conscience; uneasiness of conscience; compunction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Illness; disease; pestilence; plague.
- n. A sudden attack of illness; a turn of faintness or suffering; a throe or throb of pain.
- n. Especially, a sudden fit or seizure of sickness at the stomach; a sensation of nausea.
- n. A scruple or twinge of conscience; compunction; uneasiness.
- n. The boding cry of a raven.
- To be sick; suffer from qualms.
- To cause pain or qualms.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. uneasiness about the fitness of an action
- n. a mild state of nausea
My only qualm is that you have a punctuation error in the first sentence – an error guaranteed to make an editor think twice about reading on.
My only qualm is that Angel didn't use a celebrity participant like Ray Nagin, just in case some strange complication occurred with the trick.
It has to be one of the most personable documentaries I have ever seen and my only qualm is that I wish that there were some way to find out how they have progressed since the surgery.
My only real qualm is that BB, like every action film these days, uses the BLUR!
I really felt all the characters as they were so well drawn and my only qualm is the significance of the pious brother Henry and as he was of no significance.
My qualm is not with the message: We don’t tailgate.
The studio provided a review copy, which brings up my main qualm.
"No," said Dawson, "or if I have, it is a mere momentary qualm which is gone before I can realise it."
I felt a kind of qualm of faintness and downsinking about my heart and stomach, to the dispelling of which I took a thimbleful of spirits, and, tying my red comforter about my neck, I marched briskly to the session-house.
I felt a kind of qualm of faintness and down-sinking about my heart and stomach, to the dispelling of which I took a thimbleful of spirits, and, tying my red comforter about my neck, I marched briskly to the session-house.