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qualm

qualm

 
 
pronunciation:
kwam [or] kwawm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a feeling of guilt, doubt, or misgiving.
She had no qualms about taking the money.
synonyms:
compunction, doubt, misgiving, scruple
similar words:
reservation
definition 2: an abrupt and unexpected faint, nauseated, or sick feeling.
synonyms:
queasiness
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derivations: qualmish (adj.), qualmishly (adv.), qualmishness (n.)