Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the state of being uneasy, nervous or restless
  • n. an anxious state of mind; anxiety

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality or state of being uneasy; restlessness; disquietude; anxiety.
  • n. The quality of making uneasy; discomfort.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being uneasy; want of ease or comfort, physical or mental.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. feelings of anxiety that make you tense and irritable
  • n. the trait of seeming ill at ease
  • n. physical discomfort (as mild sickness or depression)
  • n. embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
  • n. inability to rest or relax or be still

Etymologies

From uneasy +‎ -ness. (Wiktionary)

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