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

Similar word(s): uncomfortable, apprehensive, worried, precarious, unstable, unquiet, tense

2. lacking or not affording physical or mental rest

- she fell into an uneasy sleep

Similar word(s): restless

3. causing or fraught with or showing anxiety

Similar word(s): troubled, anxious, nervous, queasy, unquiet

4. socially uncomfortable; unsure and constrained in manner

- was always uneasy with strangers

Similar word(s): uncomfortable, awkward

5. relating to bodily unease that causes discomfort

Similar word(s): uncomfortable

Sentences with uneasy as an adjective:

- I've been uneasy about your friend ever since I met him. Are you sure we can trust him?