be ill at ease

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be ill at ease

To be nervous or anxious. My sister loves performing, but I'm ill at ease on stage. Fred is ill at ease in big crowds.
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I am ill at ease with the way the discussion on disbandment is taking along party lines.
It is true that I am ill at ease with others--family, friends, and strangers alike.