Saturday, June 25, 2011

qualm

qualm [ kwahm, kwawm ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. an abrupt onset of dizziness or sickness, as of nausea
2. a sudden feeling of discomfort or pang felt esp. when not sure that one's actions is morally or socially acceptable
3. a sudden uneasy or disturbing feeling; sudden apprehension
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 He felt a sudden qualm when he saw the corpse lying on the road.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 President Bush cannot be a nationalist, they argue, because he has no qualms about the destruction of the American, the shipping of U.S. jobs overseas, the tearing down of what remains of our borders, the demographic transformation of the United States