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He seemed a bit ill-at-ease at first but warmed to the task as the briefing went on.

Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.

Cathcart coughed and was obviously ill-at-ease, but he answered with some show of dignity.

They will remain ill-at-ease until, somewhere in the heights where Mediunah is preparing for another day, a cock crows.

He was ill-at-ease, almost incoherent at moments, and it was a long time before she could discover his business.

He was spending his declining years in the arduous but surprisingly successful task of being wretched, irritable and ill-at-ease.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ill-at-ease, such as: anxious, awkward, bashful, embarrassed, mannered, and nervous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.