qualm

  1. uneasiness about the fitness of an action
  2. a mild state of nausea

qualm

faintness or nausea.
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Qualm

• (n.) A prick or scruple of conscience; uneasiness of conscience; compunction. • (n.) A sudden attack of illness, faintness, or pain; an agony. • (n.) Especially, a sudden sensation of nausea. • (n.) Sickness; disease; pestilence; death.
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qualm

1. Sickness; disease; pestilence; death. ' thousand slain and not of qualm ystorve [dead]' (Chaucer) ... 2. A sudden attack of illness, faintness, or pain; an agony. ' Qualms of heartsick agony.' ... 3. Especially, a sudden sensation of nausea. 'For who, without a qualm, hath ever looked On holy garbage, though by Homer cooked?' (Roscommon) ... 4. ...
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Qualm

Qualm noun [ Anglo-Saxon cwealm death, slaughter, pestilence, akin to Old Saxon & Old High German qualm . See Quail to cower.] 1. Sickness; disease; pestilence; death. [ Obsolete] « thousand slain and not of qualm ystorve [ dead].» Chaucer. ...
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qualm

feeling of doubt temporary feeling of sickness 
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Qualm

Meant "plague", from the original sense of death and destruction. Meaning had softened to "feeling of faintness" by 1530, and "unease or doubt" by 1553. "Scruple of conscience" doesn't show up until 1649.
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Qualm

Qualm: 1. Sickness, disease, pestilence, or death. As in 'A thousand slain and not of qualm ystorve [not dead of sickness]' (Chaucer in The Canterbury Tales) 2. A sudden sick feeling. As in 'A qualm came over me, a horrid nausea and the most deadly shuddering.' (Robert Louis Stevenson in 'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde') 3. Today, a sudden attack of emoti...
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qualm

uneasiness about the fitness of an action
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qualm

uneasiness about the fitness of an action
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