ill at ease


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ill at ease

uneasy; anxious. I feel ill at ease about the interview. You look ill at ease. Please relax.
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ill at ease

worried and uncomfortable The old gentleman obviously felt ill at ease while he waited to have his hair cut.
Opposite of: at ease
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ill at ease

Uncomfortable, uneasy, as in Large parties made him feel ill at ease. [c. 1300] For an antonym, see at ease.
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ill at ease

Anxious or unsure; uneasy: The stranger made me feel ill at ease.
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However the Argentina striker seemed ill at ease as Bolton's five-match unbeaten run came to an end.
After a period in the US, he is back in his native South Africa, where he is ill at ease with both the politics and the people of the apartheid era.
A YOU could tell Jo you are not happy for her boyfriend to come round when she is babysitting as if makes Callum feel ill at ease.
For years, accessing the medical establishment has made blacks feel, well, ill at ease.
Despite looking ill at ease going down to the stalls, Granny Peel, retained by connections afterwards, showed good speed throughout the five-furlong dash before stretching clear to win with three lengths in hand of runner-up Bowl Em Over.
No longer will an automaker have to choose a sub-optimized middle ground equally ill at ease on the roads of Europe, Asia, or North America, or a drive configuration that's the same for every vehicle built off these components.
Gordon, who writes often on copyright, if she agrees the Pirates would have prevailed under Acuff-Rose, she replies, "On general principle I would agree with you, except that I think most courts are too sexually ill at ease to give Air Pirates fair use.
Typically, speech errors indicate discomfort and anxiety, A person who begins to produce a lot of speech errors may be anxious and ill at ease.
When Cody Choi moved from Seoul to Los Angeles at age twenty-two, he experienced a particularly painful and protracted form of homesickness: Speaking poor English and ill at ease in the radically different social milieu, the artist suffered from frequent nausea.
Paul is ill at ease in the world and searching for a way to give his life meaning.
For Arab men, especially those from very traditional backgrounds, discussing business with a woman present may make them ill at ease.
But his vocals were stacked high on top of off-kilter rhythms that left the crowd ill at ease.
It's not quite successful: Many of the dancers look ill at ease, except in a section where the women are tough and competent, Charlie's Angels with a revolutionary edge.
Personally, I was also ill at ease about some developments within my own denomination and felt a need to learn more about the Christian church before it split into its Eastern and Western parts nearly 1,000 years ago.
Yet, despite a serious lack of media attention to trade issues, polls show that Americans are increasingly ill at ease with free trade policies that boost corporate profits while cutting wages, ending farm subsidies, and deregulating environmental and consumer protections.