|1.||[ adjective ] 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"
|Related terms:||easy anxious precarious strange uncomfortable tense unquiet|
|2.||[ adjective ] causing or fraught with or showing anxiety|
|Synonyms:||nervous unquiet anxious|
"spent an anxious night waiting for the test results" "cast anxious glances behind her" "those nervous moments before takeoff" "an unquiet mind"
|3.||[ adjective ] marked by a lack of quiet; not conducive to rest|
"spent a restless night" "fell into an uneasy sleep"
|4.||[ adjective ] not at ease socially; unsure and constrained in manner|
"awkward and reserved at parties" "ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know" "was always uneasy with strangers"