Definition of uneasily adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ʌnˈiːzɪli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ʌnˈiːzɪli//
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  1. 1in a way that shows you feel worried or unhappy about a particular situation, especially because you think that something bad or unpleasant may happen or because you are not sure that what you are doing is right synonym anxiously I wondered uneasily what he was thinking. She shifted uneasily in her chair.
  2. 2in a way that does not enable you to relax or feel comfortable She had slept uneasily that night.
  3. 3in a way that does not go together well with something else His socialist views sit uneasily with his huge fortune.