uneasiness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From uneasy +‎ -ness.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʌnˈiːzinəs/
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  • 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, Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
      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.

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