Compare to malaise, a similar formation from French.
Ill-at-ease Sentence Examples
A young man in a tan jacket waited at the foot of the stairs looking ill at ease.
In 1879 he lost his seat in the Prussian parliament; he joined the Sezession, but was ill at ease in his new position.
Dean felt ill at ease in Cynthia Byrne's bedroom, spying on her world, seeing the small rainbow of dresses hanging in her closet, sharing space with suits and shirts looking as if they were awaiting the return of Jeffrey Byrne.
Modern idealists, ill at ease with this inheritance, try to show that Christ's Incarnation no less than His eternal divine being is a natural and rational truth.
"Why did you call me here?" the Black God asked, ill at ease in the small room in the basement of their old headquarters in Miami.