unease noun

ADJ. deep, great, growing | certain, some, vague She felt a vague unease. | general, public

VERB + UNEASE feel | express, show They expressed their deep unease about the lack of security arrangements. | hide I smiled to hide my unease. | sense He sensed a certain unease in her. | cause, create

UNEASE + VERB grow, rise

PREP. ~ about/at/over Many felt unease about the methods used.

PHRASES a feeling/sense of unease, a source of unease He looked in vain for the source of his unease.