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We don't sit down and go, 'People are uneasy about the economy. Let's write about that.'
Chester Bennington

Meaning of "uneasy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF UNEASY

uneasy  [ʌnˈiːzɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UNEASY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Uneasy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES UNEASY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of uneasy in the English dictionary

The first definition of uneasy in the dictionary is anxious; apprehensive. Other definition of uneasy is precarious; uncomfortable. Uneasy is also disturbing; disquieting.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UNEASY


breezy
ˈbriːzɪ
cheesy
ˈtʃiːzɪ
easy
ˈiːzɪ
easy-peasy
ˌiːzɪˈpiːzɪ
greasy
ˈɡriːzɪ
heezie
ˈhiːzɪ
overeasy
ˌəʊvərˈiːzɪ
pachisi
pəˈtʃiːzɪ
Parcheesi
pɑːˈtʃiːzɪ
queasy
ˈkwiːzɪ
Schepisi
ʃəˈpiːzɪ
sleazy
ˈsliːzɪ
sleezy
ˈsliːzɪ
sneezy
ˈsniːzɪ
speakeasy
ˈspiːkˌiːzɪ
squeezy
ˈskwiːzɪ
wheezy
ˈwiːzɪ
Zambese
zæmˈbiːzɪ
Zambezi
zæmˈbiːzɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UNEASY

uneager
uneagerly
uneared
unearmarked
unearned
unearned income
unearned increment
unearth
unearthliness
unearthly
unease
uneasily
uneasiness
uneatable
uneatableness
uneaten
uneath
uneccentric
uneclipsed
unecological

WORDS THAT END LIKE UNEASY

apostasy
creasy
docimasy
ecstasy
eustasy
fantasy
free and easy
homoplasy
idiosyncrasy
isostasy
jasy
liquid ecstasy
Malagasy
monochromasy
non-greasy
paronomasy
phantasy
piss easy
stand easy
take it easy

Synonyms and antonyms of uneasy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UNEASY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «uneasy» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of uneasy

Translation of «uneasy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UNEASY

Find out the translation of uneasy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of uneasy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «uneasy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不安的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

intranquilo
570 millions of speakers

English

uneasy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बेचैनी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

غير مستقر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

непросто
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

preocupado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অস্থির
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

mal à l´aise
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tidak selesa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

unruhig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不安な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

불안한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ora kepenak
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khó chịu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அமைதியற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अस्वस्थ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

huzursuz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a disagio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

niespokojny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

непросто
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

neliniștit
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανήσυχος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onrustig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

orolig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

urolig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of uneasy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UNEASY»

The term «uneasy» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.756 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UNEASY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about uneasy

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10 QUOTES WITH «UNEASY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word uneasy.
1
Sade Adu
I'm uneasy with fame so I do my best to avoid places that will bring me more attention.
2
Richard Attenborough
David has asked me, a number of people have asked me and said, What performance do you like best or what's the best film you've made and so on and I don't really have any hesitation that the film I'm least embarrassed by and ashamed of or uneasy about is Shadowlands.
3
Antony Beevor
I feel slightly uneasy at the way historians are consulted as if history is going to repeat itself. It never does.
4
Chester Bennington
We don't sit down and go, 'People are uneasy about the economy. Let's write about that.'
5
Bjornstjerne Bjornson
A meaningful life - this is what we look for in art, in its smallest dewdrops as in its unleashing of the tempest. We are at peace when we have found it and uneasy when we have not.
6
Nina Conti
When I'm gigging, there's an uneasy shift when I pull a puppet out. People look at me aghast and I feel I have about 20 seconds to win them over. You even get the prejudice among other people in your own profession.
7
Noel Coward
My body has certainly wandered a good deal, but I have an uneasy suspicion that my mind has not wandered enough.
8
Christopher Eccleston
On The Others, very atmospheric and probably mysterious is how I would say it felt to be on the set. It felt just a little uneasy, the atmosphere that we were trying to capture.
9
Jennifer Ehle
There's never been a game plan, and I suppose I've had an uneasy relationship with my ambition. Someone who had been in my year at drama school once said to me that I was terrifyingly ambitious back then. Which was not at all what I felt at the time - I felt paralysed with shyness, though that evaporated.
10
George Eliot
There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UNEASY»

Discover the use of uneasy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to uneasy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Uneasy Conscience of Modern Fundamentalism
In this classic book Carl F. H. Henry, the father of modern fundamentalism, pioneered a path for active Christian engagement with the world -- a path that is as relevant today as when it was first laid out.
Carl Ferdinand Howard Henry, 2003
2
Undead and Uneasy
Betsy Taylor, undead vampire queen, has been given a new nickname by her nearest and dearest: Bridezilla.
MaryJanice Davidson, 2010
3
Uneasy Access: Privacy for Women in a Free Society
'Anita L. Allen breaks new ground...A stunning indictment of women's status in contemporary society, her book provides vital original scholarly research and insight.' s-NEW DIRECTIONS FOR WOMEN
Anita L. Allen, 1988
4
Uneasy Partnership: The Politics of Business and Government ...
"Both teachers and students are indebted to Professor Hale for this up-to-date, comprehensive, and high-quality text." - Kenneth Kernaghan, Brock University
Geoffrey E. Hale, 2006
5
Uneasy Alliances: Race and Party Competition in America
Frymer shows that this is no accident, for the party system was set up in part to keep African American concerns off the political agenda.
Paul Frymer, 2010
6
Uneasy Asylum: France and the Jewish Refugee Crisis, 1933-1942
This book, which draws on a rich array of primary sources and archival materials, offers the first major appraisal of French responses to the Jewish refugee crisis after the Nazi seizure of power in 1933.
Vicki Caron, 1999
7
Uneasy Neighbors: Israel and the European Union
This book offers an analysis of the dynamics of Israeli-European relations and discusses significant developments in that relationship from the late 1950s through to the present day.
Sharon Pardo, Joel Peters, 2010
8
Uneasy Virtue: The Politics of Prostitution and the American ...
"Barbara M. Hobson . . . makes a compelling case for the reform of prostitution policy in . . . Uneasy Virtue. [This volume] demonstrates an effective analytical approach to understanding public policy and its impact on prostitution policy.
Barbara Meil Hobson, 1990
9
Uneasy in Babylon: Southern Baptist Convservative and ...
Uneasy in Babylon is based on extensive interviews with the most important Southern Baptist conservatives who have wrested control of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) away from moderates.
Barry Hankins, 2002
10
Uneasy Money
The story doesn't include any of Wodehouse's regular characters or settings; instead it tells of amiable, kindly but hard-up Lord "Bill" Dawlish, golf lover, and his adventures in romance, golf and the theatre.
P. G. Wodehouse, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UNEASY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term uneasy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Cable unbundling makes college power brokers uneasy
Unbundling is an uneasy concept for a lot of folks who expect and need the money. On the other hand, live sports programing is a highly sought-after commodity. «DesMoinesRegister.com, Aug 15»
2
This Is the Email a Former Clinton Aide Sent Hillary On How to Make …
“Going forward, if Bibi continues to be the obstacle, you will need to find the ground from which you can make his politics uneasy,” the September 22 email said. «TheBlaze.com, Jul 15»
3
TV Saturday: Hodiak's uneasy alliance
Hannibal and Will (Mads Mikkelsen, Hugh Dancy) becoming partners might have seemed unlikely at best, but they form an uneasy alliance during the hunt for ... «The Province, Jul 15»
4
Low Volatility and the Uneasy Calm of US Markets
In today's "Single Best Chart," Bloomberg's Tom Keene displays the lack of volatility in U.S. markets. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance." (Source: ... «Bloomberg, Jun 15»
5
Uneasy calm in Vadodara after clashes
Closed shops, armed policemen keeping a vigil and deserted streets — there was an uneasy calm in Vadodara's old city Wednesday, after fresh incidents of ... «The Indian Express, Jun 15»
6
Patrick Urges Graduates to Feel 'Uneasy' About Society's Issues
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick '78 speaks about activism and encourages students to feel "uneasy" about problems facing society in his ... «Harvard Crimson, May 15»
7
Louisiana congressional delegation uneasy with EPA regulatory …
Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, spoke in April at a Lafayette forum on hurricane preparedness. Advocate staff ... «The Advocate, May 15»
8
Uneasy calm prevails in Guntur's riverbank villages
An uneasy calm prevailed over the river bank villages following the government's decision to perform bhoomi puja near Tallayapalem village on June 6. «Times of India, May 15»
9
Uneasy calm in SSS over 'hurried promotion' of alleged bribe-taker …
There is an uneasy calm in the State Security Service over a promotion exercise conducted recently by the leadership of the Service. No fewer than 45 officers of ... «Premium Times, May 15»
10
Kristin Cavallari uneasy about Valentine's Day
Kristin Cavallari uneasy about Valentine's Day ... Chicago Bears player husband, Jay Cutler, admits she feels uneasy about going out on a date with him tonight ... «Contactmusic.com, Feb 15»

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