uneasiness

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From uneasy +‎ -ness.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʌnˈiːzinəs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: un‧easi‧ness

Noun[edit]

uneasiness (countable and uncountable, plural uneasinesses)

  1. The state of being uneasy, nervous or restless.
  2. An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
    • 1860 December – 1861 August, Charles Dickens, Great Expectations [], volume (please specify |volume=I to III), London: Chapman and Hall, [], published October 1861, OCLC 3359935:
      Finding that the afternoon coach was gone, and finding that his uneasiness grew into positive alarm, as obstacles came in his way, he resolved to follow in a post-chaise.

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout § Translations.