qualm: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kwäm, kwôm), [key]
- an uneasy feeling or pang of conscience as to conduct; compunction: He has no qualms about lying.
- a sudden feeling of apprehensive uneasiness; misgiving: a sudden qualm about the success of the venture.
- a sudden sensation or onset of faintness or illness, esp. of nausea.
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