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uneasy

adjective uk   /ʌnˈiː.zi/ us  
B2 slightly worried or uncomfortable about a particular situation: I feel a bit 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 rather uneasy relationship with her mother-in-law.
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uneasily
adverb uk   /-zɪ.li/ us  
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