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  • adj. superlative form of uneasy: most uneasy.

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Examples

  • Perhaps the uneasiest period in District-congressional relations since the advent of home rule came in the early 1990s, when a crack epidemic decimated city neighborhoods -- and Tom Barnes, a 25-year-old aide to Sen. Richard C. Shelby then-D-Ala., was randomly shot to death.

    Key congressman says he's 'a fan' of Lanier

  • Of course, Ghost Rider is the best-known and uneasiest of all.

    Archive 2005-11-13

  • The vertuous and religious Lady alledged so many commendable examples, and used such plenty of moving perswasions, that she quite altred his minde from putting them to death, and hee commanded onely, that they should separately be imprisoned, with little store of food, and lodging of the uneasiest, untill he should otherwise determine of them; and so it was done.

    The Decameron

  • His sympathy admits the reader to Johnson's uneasiest emotions without harm to the hero's dignity.

    The Triumph of Dr. Johnson

  • Mr. Barter thrives again, but he is even now awaiting, with the uneasiest sensations, the liberation of the man who betrayed him into crime.

    Young Mr. Barter's Repentance From "Schwartz" by David Christie Murray

  • Well, now! you look here, if we ever do get hold of that Queen, I want to tell you, she'll have the uneasiest head that ever did wear any kind of crown.

    The Law of the Land

  • When they had finished Edna offered to show Judge Trent a shady hammock where breezes were warranted to lull all but the uneasiest conscience to rest.

    The Opened Shutters

  • At midnight (August 29 it must have been) I embarked at Leith on a small Rotterdam steamer (laden to the lip with iron I found, and the uneasiest of kicking little wretches); never sailed in such a craft before, or since; rested little, slept worse (except on a bench in the Rhine steamboat) till I got to

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • But the road was hard, the coach a little the uneasiest I ever hardened my bones upon, and my slumber was of a disturbed and dubious character, a dim sense of physical discomfort shaping and coloring my incoherent and fitful visions.

    Glances at Europe In a Series of Letters from Great Britain, France, Italy, Switzerland, &c. During the Summer of 1851.

  • It's that upcoming inspection, to be conducted by a blowhard USDA agent John Michael Higgins, which provides We Bought a Zoo with its most groaningly broad comedic beats and its uneasiest moments.

    Slate Articles

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