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- n. A feeling of disquiet or concern.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Want of ease; uneasiness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Trouble; misery; uncomfortable state or condition.
- To make uneasy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
- n. the trait of seeming ill at ease
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But unease with the term "feminism" has been a persistent concern in the feminist movement, whether the unease is attributed to racial divisions or to residual resistance to feminist ideals.
When they sensed unease from the base, the quickly chose a frontier lady to dress up their commander.
Sometimes once the reason for my stress/unease is pointed out to me, I feel much better.
My unease comes from the similarity of the lineup -- all of the books honored this year are middle grade realistic fiction about girls.
His feeling of unease is shared by the audience for the entire film.
Abbott's writing style evokes unease from the start, which makes for a tense and intriguing read.
Interestingly, what makes the movie work is precisely that it does (I assume deliberately) seem creepy at the outset: The director wants your initial response to be a certain unease, if not revulsion.
That they break these promises with nary a moment’s unease is a truly shocking thing.
Wherefore, an thou be in unease, arise and go with us to our land and our folk but, an thou be at thine ease here, in honour and happiness, this is our wish and our will; for we desire naught save thy welfare in any case.’’
He paused for dramatic effect, studying the expression of unease upon the captive’s gaunt face.