qualm

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목차

  • 1. 뜻과 예문
  • 2. 이미지
  • 3. 어원


1. 뜻과 예문


  1. qualm (about something) a feeling of doubt or worry about whether what you are doing is right
    1. He had been working very hard so he had no qualms about taking a few days off.
    2. She left her husband and children without a qualm.

2. 이미지




3. 어원


early 16th cent. (in the sense ‘momentary sick feeling’): perhaps related to Old English cw(e)alm ‘pain’, of Germanic origin.