how to pronounce qualm

kwɑːm

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“… moral qualm some had about executing him …”

meanings of qualm

noun:

  1. A feeling of apprehension, doubt, fear etc.
  2. A calamity or disaster.
  3. A sudden sickly feeling; queasiness.
  4. Mortality; plague; pestilence.
  5. A prick of the conscience; a moral scruple, a pang of guilt. (Now often in negative constructions.).

verb:

  1. To have a sickly feeling.

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