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English adjective: uncomfortable

1. uncomfortable conducive to or feeling mental discomfort

SamplesThis kind of life can prove disruptive and uncomfortable.
The uncomfortable truth.
Grew uncomfortable beneath his appraising eye.
An uncomfortable way of surprising me just when I felt surest.
The teacher's presence at the conference made the child very uncomfortable.

Similarawkward, disquieting, ill at ease, ill-fitting, self-conscious, uneasy

See alsouneasy


2. uncomfortable providing or experiencing physical discomfort

SamplesAn uncomfortable chair.
An uncomfortable day in the hot sun.

Similarbad, comfortless, irritating, miserable, painful, tough, uneasy, warm, wretched

Attributecomfort, comfortableness

Antonymscomfortable, comfy

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