qualm [ kwahm ]
The word of the day is ‘qualm’.
The word is a noun, i.e., it is the main subject of a sentence.
No, the word is a noun. Therefore, it does not have a past form.
1. Nagging doubt
2. A misgiving
3. An uneasy feeling of doubt, worry, or fear, especially about one’s own conduct;
1. He had put her aside without a qualm, and now he met her announcement with approval.
2. I feel no qualm in saying that his exit was hastier than his approach.
3. He felt that he could kill Bruce Browning without a qualm of conscience.
4. Military regimes generally have no qualms about controlling the press
5. But the deed was not yet done, and the qualm was kept under, and he slept.
Some synonyms of today’s word are:
anxiety, apprehension, disquiet, misgiving, nervousness, reluctance, remorse, twinge, unease, uneasiness, agitation, compunction, conscience, demur, foreboding, indecision, insecurity, mistrust, perturbation, presentiment, remonstrance, scruple, suspicion, uncertainty, misdoubt, worry, concern, demur, disinclination, trepidation, disquietude, scruple, compunction etc.
calm, certainty, ease, happiness, peace, sureness, comfort, contentedness, confidence
I have no hang-ups in life. I don’t care about groups and camps. I have been brought up with certain values and ethics. I have never been egoistic about my stardom and lineage. I don’t have any qualms about breaking the ice with my colleagues. I can walk up to any actor and greet him, irrespective of what kind of equation I share with him.Abhishek Bachchan
Did you miss out on reading this Word of the Day? Catch up now!