Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

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

Etymologies

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From uneasy +‎ -ness.

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