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"qualm" in British English

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qualmnoun [C usually plural]

uk   /kwɑːm/  us   /kwɑːm/
an ​uncomfortablefeeling when you ​doubt if you are doing the ​right thing: She had no qualms aboutlying to the ​police.
(Definition of qualm from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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qualmnoun [C usually pl]

 us   /kwɑm, kwɔm/
an ​uncomfortablefeeling of ​doubt about whether you are doing the ​right thing: Unfortunately, he said, there are ​people who have no qualms about ​bringing in ​replacementworkers for ​strikers.
(Definition of qualm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “qualm”
in Spanish escrúpulo…
in Vietnamese nỗi băn khoăn…
in Malaysian rasa ragu-ragu…
in Thai ความรู้สึกไม่สบายใจ…
in French scrupule…
in German das Bedenken…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疑虑, 内疚, 不安…
in Turkish kuşku, endişe, kuruntu…
in Russian сомнение, колебание…
in Indonesian keraguan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疑慮, 內疚, 不安…
in Polish skrupuły, opory…
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