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uneasyadjective

uk   /ʌnˈiː.zi/ us   /ʌnˈiː.zi/
B2 slightly worried or uncomfortable about a particular situation: I feel a little uneasy about asking her to do me such a big favour.
used to describe a situation or condition that makes people slightly worried, often because it may not continue successfully: Who can predict how long this uneasy peace between the two countries will last? She has a slightly uneasy relationship with her mother-in-law.

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uneasily
adverb uk   /ʌnˈiː.zəl.i/ us   /ʌnˈiː.zəl.i/
(Definition of uneasy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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uneasyadjective

us   /ʌnˈi·zi/
uncomfortable or anxious: If you travel, you know that uneasy feeling you get when you arrive in a strange city and don’t have a hotel reservation.
uneasily
adverb us   /ʌnˈi·zə·li/
He stirred uneasily in his chair as she stared at him.
(Definition of uneasy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“uneasy” in British English

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