Synonyms for uneasy

Synonyms for (adjective) uneasy

Synonyms: uneasy

Definition: relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort

Similar words: uncomfortable

Definition: providing or experiencing physical discomfort

Usage: an uncomfortable chair; an uncomfortable day in the hot sun


Synonyms: uneasy, awkward, ill at ease

Definition: socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner

Usage: awkward and reserved at parties; ill at ease among eddies of people he didn't know; was always uneasy with strangers

Similar words: uncomfortable

Definition: conducive to or feeling mental discomfort

Usage: this kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable; the uncomfortable truth; grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye; an uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest; the teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable


Synonyms: uneasy

Definition: lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance

Usage: farmers were uneasy until rain finally came; uneasy about his health; gave an uneasy laugh; uneasy lies the head that wears the crown; an uneasy coalition government; an uneasy calm; an uneasy silence fell on the group

Similar words: apprehensive, worried

Definition: mentally upset over possible misfortune or danger etc

Usage: apprehensive about her job; not used to a city and worried about small things; felt apprehensive about the consequences


Similar words: unstable, precarious

Definition: affording no ease or reassurance

Usage: a precarious truce


Synonyms: anxious, uneasy, queasy, unquiet, nervous

Definition: causing or fraught with or showing anxiety

Usage: spent an anxious night waiting for the test results; cast anxious glances behind her; those nervous moments before takeoff; an unquiet mind

Similar words: troubled

Definition: characterized by or indicative of distress or affliction or danger or need

Usage: troubled areas; fell into a troubled sleep; a troubled expression; troubled teenagers