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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 un·easy /-ˈizi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Un·eas·y a.
 1. Not easy; difficult. [R.]
    Things . . . so uneasy to be satisfactorily understood.   --Boyle.
    The road will be uneasy to find.   --Sir W. Scott.
 2. Restless; disturbed by pain, anxiety, or the like; disquieted; perturbed.
 The soul, uneasy and confined from home,
 Rests and expatiates in a life to come.   --Pope.
 3. Not easy in manner; constrained; stiff; awkward; not graceful; as, an uneasy deportment.
 4. Occasioning want of ease; constraining; cramping; disagreeable; unpleasing. “His uneasy station.”
    A sour, untractable nature makes him uneasy to those who approach him.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or
             reassurance; "farmers were uneasy until rain finally
             came"; "uneasy about his health"; "gave an uneasy
             laugh"; "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown";
             "an uneasy coalition government"; "an uneasy calm";
             "an uneasy silence fell on the group" [ant: easy]
      2: causing or fraught with or showing anxiety; "spent an
         anxious night waiting for the test results"; "cast anxious
         glances behind her"; "those nervous moments before
         takeoff"; "an unquiet mind" [syn: anxious, nervous, unquiet]
      3: marked by a lack of quiet; not conducive to rest; "spent a
         restless night"; "fell into an uneasy sleep" [syn: restless]
      4: not at ease socially; unsure and constrained in manner;
         "awkward and reserved at parties"; "ill at ease among
         eddies of people he didn't know"; "was always uneasy with
         strangers" [syn: awkward, ill at ease(p)]