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synonyms for ill-at-ease

  • anxious
  • awkward
  • bashful
  • embarrassed
  • mannered
  • nervous
  • sheepish
  • shy
  • stiff
  • stilted
  • uncomfortable
  • uneasy
  • unsure
  • affected
  • artificial
  • diffident
  • discomfited
  • ill at ease
  • out of countenance
  • shamefaced
  • uncertain

antonyms for ill-at-ease

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  • calm
  • comfortable
  • confident
  • content
  • easy
  • graceful
  • happy
  • unashamed
  • unworried
  • assured
  • secure
  • sure
  • unself-conscious
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How to use ill-at-ease in a sentence

These differences of interests will lead to disputes, ill blood, and finally to separation.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
And for fear of being ill spoken of weep bitterly for a day, and then comfort thyself in thy sadness.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
"It is ill-fated;" and Alessandro blamed himself for having forgotten her only association with the name.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Where the outside conditions are not very favourable, practically all the British species may be grown with ease under glass.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
The Marshals were inclined to attribute their disgrace to the ill-will of Berthier and not to the temper of Napoleon.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
See the ease and grace of the lady in the sacque, who sits on the bank there, under the myrtles, with the guitar on her lap!
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He chiefly divided his time between the House of Lords and sitting at home, lamenting over his own ill-starred existence.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
I mean it is well my mother is ill, and doesn't wish to eat, for there would be nothing for her, if she did.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
For good or ill, the torrent of rebellion was suffered to break loose, and it soon engulfed a continent.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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