Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun qualm

2 senses of qualm

Sense 1
scruple, qualm, misgiving -- (uneasiness about the fitness of an action)
       => anxiety -- (a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune)

Sense 2
queasiness, squeamishness, qualm -- (a mild state of nausea)
       => nausea, sickness -- (the state that precedes vomiting)

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