Qualm ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Qualm ( noun )

  1. A feeling of doubt or unease about the morality or propriety of a course of action.
  2. A sudden feeling of faintness or sickness.

Origin:

Middle english: from old norse kválm "mist, cloud", of germanic origin; related to quell.

Examples:

  1. He had a qualm about lying to his parents.
  2. She had a qualm about eating the seafood as she was allergic to it.
  3. He had a qualm about going through with the plan.
  4. She had a qualm about taking the job as it would require her to move away from her family.
  5. The smell of the chemicals gave her a qualm and she felt sick.

(As a verb)

Qualm ( verb )

  1. A feeling of doubt or unease about the morality or propriety of a course of action.
  2. A sudden feeling of faintness or sickness.

Origin:

Middle english: from old norse kválm "mist, cloud", of germanic origin; related to quell.

Examples:

  1. He had a qualm about lying to his parents.
  2. She had a qualm about eating the seafood as she was allergic to it.
  3. He had a qualm about going through with the plan.
  4. She had a qualm about taking the job as it would require her to move away from her family.
  5. The smell of the chemicals gave her a qualm and she felt sick.
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