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unease

noun

  1. anxiety, apprehension, nervousness, distress, angst, disquiet, trepidation, uneasiness, sense of foreboding, disquietude • He tried to appear casual, but he couldn't conquer his unease.
  2. dissatisfaction, dismay, discontent, disappointment, unhappiness, displeasure • the depth of public unease about the economy

'unease' in Other Languages

  • British English: unease If you have a feeling of unease, you feel rather anxious or afraid, because you think that something is wrong. NOUNSensing my unease about the afternoon ahead, he told me,'These men are pretty easy to talk to'.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: desconforto
  • Chinese: 不安
  • European Spanish: malestar
  • French: malaise
  • German: Unbehagen
  • Italian: disagio
  • Japanese: 不安
  • Korean: 불안
  • Portuguese: desconforto
  • Spanish: malestar

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