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He still felt uneasy thinking of all the years his girls drank the water without worry.

At the same time, however, new prescriptions slid from a year earlier, a sign that many Americans remain uneasy about going to the doctor in the pandemic.

From Fortune

Perhaps the most uneasy moments I experienced came in Games 3, 5 and 6, when cool weather and the threat of rain meant the roof at Globe Life Field would be closed, meaning more than 11,000 people would be indoors to take in a ballgame.

Democrats are privately uneasy with the Cunningham situation, even as they stick with their embattled candidate.

With limited hospital capacity, the Palestinian Authority, which administers the major West Bank cities and towns in an uneasy partnership with Israel’s military, has depended on extensive lockdowns to halt the spread of the virus.

From Ozy

As the pilots prepared for takeoff, Breman sensed their unease.

Ferguson, Mo., had returned to a state of wary unease but early morning looting is likely to inflame things.

We look with unease on the shadow of wisdom, but refuse to examine it—and our anxiety over all-important tests deepens.

“I think both of our constituencies feel a little bit of unease about this strange-bedfellows situation,” says Kiernan.

As the breadth of the counterrevolution became clear, my unease turned to despair.

From the depths of his mind came a warning, a restless unease that took root and blossomed into turbulence.

Once gathered, a certain unease unaccountably fell over the party.

Until this moment, he had felt no unease, too keenly interested in the unfolding mystery of his companion.

When, however, the fact of his unease seemed forced upon her notice, she felt suddenly angered.

Everyone stood up, and he saw an awful look of doubt, of unease, cross the faces of the men and women about him.


On this page you'll find 131 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unease, such as: agitation, anxiety, disquiet, edginess, ferment, and instability.

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