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Definition of unease noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    unease

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ʌnˈiz//
     
    (also uneasiness
    NAmE//ʌnˈizinəs//
     
    )
    [uncountable, singular]
     
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  1. 1the feeling of being worried or unhappy about something synonym anxiety
  2. 2 a deep feeling/sense of unease There was a growing unease about their involvement in the war. He was unable to hide his unease at the way the situation was developing.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: unease