conducive to or feeling mental discomfort
"this 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"
providing or experiencing physical discomfort
"an uncomfortable chair"; "an uncomfortable day in the hot sun"
The class squirmed and fidgeted in the uncomfortable new chairs.
uneasy or anxious
Sharing a house with them made me uncomfortable.
put off or disgusted
feeling discomfort; uneasy; as, to be uncomfortable on account of one's position
causing discomfort; disagreeable; unpleasant; as, an uncomfortable seat or situation
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-kum′fur-ta-bl, adj. not comfortable, causing discomfort or disquiet: awkwardly situated.—n. Uncom′fortableness.—adv. Uncom′fortably.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'uncomfortable' in Adjectives Frequency: #801
The numerical value of uncomfortable in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of uncomfortable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Doubt is uncomfortable, certainty is ridiculous.
An Englishman thinks he is moral when he is only uncomfortable.
I simply cannot understand the passion that some people have for making themselves thoroughly uncomfortable and then boasting about it afterwards.
I used to be uncomfortable. There's added scrutiny and there's added criticism, but I learned to deal with it. It's just part of the title. I want to keep it for as long as I possibly can.
Talk to your kids, be there to answer questions, because as uncomfortable as it may be for you, it might be more uncomfortable when your kid comes to you with (a sexually transmitted infection) or with an unplanned pregnancy.
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- incòmodeCatalan, Valencian
- unbequem, unbehaglich, ungemütlichGerman
- mì-shuaimhneachScottish Gaelic
- desconfortável, incômodoPortuguese
- некомфорта́бельный, неудо́бный, стеснённыйRussian
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