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uneasyadjective

uk   us   /ʌnˈiː.zi/
B2 slightlyworried or ​uncomfortable about a ​particularsituation: I ​feel a little uneasy aboutasking her to do me such a ​bigfavour. used to ​describe a ​situation or ​condition that makes ​peopleslightlyworried, often because it may not ​continuesuccessfully: 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   us   /-zɪ.li/
(Definition of uneasy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"uneasy" in American English

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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 ​strangecity and don’t have a ​hotelreservation.
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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