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qualm

qualm

 
pronunciation:
kwam [or] kwawm
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a feeling of guilt or doubt.
She had no qualms about stealing the money.
synonyms:
doubt, misgiving, scruple
similar words:
reservation
definition 2: a sudden uneasy or sick feeling.
I had qualms about getting a shot at the doctor's office.
synonyms:
queasiness
derivations: qualmish (adj.), qualmishly (adv.), qualmishness (n.)