unease is a feeling of anxiety or fear. When you are unease, you are worried about something, and you may be feeling uncomfortable.

  • I felt unease when I saw the snake in the garden.

  • She was feeling unease because she had to give a speech in front of a lot of people.

Definition of unease


physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)


malaise, uneasiness


the trait of seeming ill at ease


disquiet, uneasiness

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Example Sentences for unease

  • 1

    But I'm still unease with this article.

  • 2

    But it adds to my sense of unease.

  • 3

    A feeling of unease overcame me.

  • 4

    The first symptom is simply unease.

  • 5

    Unease with crime was at a feverish high.

  • 6

    Early in the novel it is a sense of unease or dread.

  • 7

    It is with great unease that I venture into this dispute.

  • 8

    A vague unease began to bubble up.

  • 9

    A lot of it seems to be NPOV unease, but no violations.

  • 10

    There are some signs of unease even now.