Definition of 'qualm'
Example sentences containing 'qualm'
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There are no qualms about his technique. The Sun (2016)I could have no qualms about it. The Sun (2016)I have recently moved house and my new neighbour has made no qualms about wanting to set me up with her daughter. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The first is to assure you that I have no qualms about disagreeing with the governor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If the answer to those questions is'no' then he should have no qualms about standing down. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet he had no qualms about upsetting me. The Sun (2010)But most point out that we have no such qualms about getting rid of viruses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)So it would be strange if he now showed any qualms. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And this includes ethical qualms and doubts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She has also expressed qualms about what will be required of her during the campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He had no qualms about giving young people lots of responsibility if they could handle it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Animals have no qualms about relaxing when they have exerted themselves. Why Am I Afraid to be Assertive? (1994)No moral qualms about encouraging non-stop gambling? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Both look with humor at how certain aspects of a slice of church culture in America are ripe for exploitation by those with few moral qualms. Christianity Today (2000)One company with no such qualms about Britain is Yum! Times, Sunday Times (2010)Their progeny are not going to feel many qualms about keeping 3.6 billion of somebody else's money. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was simply not concerned with any of those internal qualms about quality that bothered most of the people I worked with. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A number of nationalist Russian politicians have shown no qualms about using medical services in the West. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Trends of 'qualm'
Used Rarely. qualm is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'qualm'
British English: qualm NOUN
If you have no qualms about doing something, you are not worried that it may be wrong in some way.
I have no qualms about recommending this approach.
Definition of qualm from the Collins English Dictionary
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