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Etymology edit

From uneasy +‎ -ness.

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  • IPA(key): /ʌnˈiːzinəs/
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  • Hyphenation: un‧easi‧ness

Noun edit

uneasiness (countable and uncountable, plural uneasinesses)

  1. The state of being uneasy, nervous or restless.
  2. An anxious state of mind; anxiety.
    • 1860 December – 1861 August, Charles Dickens, Great Expectations [], volumes (please specify |volume=I to III), London: Chapman and Hall, [], published October 1861, →OCLC:
      Finding that the afternoon coach was gone, and finding that his uneasiness grew into positive alarm, as obstacles came in his way, he resolved to follow in a post-chaise.

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