qualm

Definitions:

  • An uneasy feeling about the propriety or rightness of a course of action.
  • A sudden disturbing feeling.
  • A sudden feeling of sickness, faintness, or nausea.
  • Illness; disease; pestilence; plague.
  • A sudden attack of illness; a turn of faintness or suffering; a throe or throb of pain.
  • Especially, a sudden fit or seizure of sickness at the stomach; a sensation of nausea.
  • A scruple or twinge of conscience; compunction; uneasiness.
  • The boding cry of a raven.
  • To be sick; suffer from qualms.
  • To cause pain or qualms.
  • Sickness; disease; pestilence; death.
  • A sudden attack of illness, faintness, or pain; an agony.
  • Especially, a sudden sensation of nausea.
  • A prick or scruple of conscience; uneasiness of conscience; compunction.
  • <xref>Mortality</xref>; <xref>plague</xref>; <xref>pestilence</xref>.
  • A <xref>calamity</xref> or <xref>disaster</xref>.
  • uneasiness about the fitness of an action
  • a mild state of nausea
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