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adjective     uneasy pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    someone who feels uneasy feels slightly nervous, worried, or upset about something
    uneasy about:

    Parents are uneasy about giving this medication to their children.

    1. a.
    2. b.
      if someone has an uneasy sleep, they do not rest very well while they are sleeping
  2. 2
    an uneasy situation is not settled or calm, and it could quickly change and get worse

    There has always been an uneasy relationship between workers and management.

    The next three years saw a rather uneasy peace between them.

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